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Graduate Medical Education

Atrium Health is nationally recognized as a leading health care system in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is an integrated not-for-profit healthcare system with over 70,000 teammates at nearly 40 hospitals and 900 care locations. With locations throughout the Carolinas as well as Georgia, Atrium Health is a leading-edge innovator in virtual care and mobile medicine.

Residencies and Fellowships at Atrium Health

Our residency programs offer a world-class academic experience along with a tight knit community feel. The reputation of our programs attracts a nationally recognized faculty of leaders in the field with unique teaching styles and perspectives. Consequently, our highly integrated, best-in-class services and medical groups are world-renowned while maintaining a community hospital feel. As for our residents, our mission-driven organization promotes purpose and joy while providing robust, active and cutting-edge clinical and research opportunities.


Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center is one of the largest independent academic medical centers in the nation. It’s also a top choice for many physicians seeking a fellowship program to further their careers after completing residency. Our fellowships offer diverse educational experiences, clinical exposure and research opportunities that are on par with many of the nation’s top university-affiliated fellowship programs. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recognized 11 fellowships at Atrium Health in various specialties across the entire continuum of care.

Fellowships at Atrium Health range from one- to three-year programs and accept between one and three fellows each year. Applications for most programs are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service and most programs participate in the National Resident Matching Program.

The application cycle and criteria for each fellowship program is different so we recommend you contact the respective program coordinator with any questions.

Our Commitment to Medical Education: Opportunity, Support and Growth

Find a Program

View a complete list of accredited and non-accredited residencies and fellowships available from Atrium Health

Salary and Benefits

Learn about the current salaries and benefits available to residents and fellows of Atrium Health, including stipends, health insurance, access to childcare, discounted tickets and more

Where You’ll Work

Learn more about our sponsoring Institutions and clinical locations where residents and fellows may complete rotations and training.

About the Great Charlotte Area

The Charlotte region, like our residency and fellowship programs, offers a world-class city experience with a tight knit community feeling. The greater Charlotte area boasts a variety of restaurants, breweries and one of the nation’s premier international airports. Nestled between the mountains and beaches, Charlotte-area residents can take a short drive and easily enjoy a day trip or relaxing weekend away from city life. The mix of dining options, outdoor experiences and professional sports is the perfect way for residents to seek out culture and make friends in the region. You’ll find the perfect home here.