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Residency Programs

Our residents have the choice of two training programs, General Practice Residency or Oral Medicine Residency. Each one offers unique opportunities as well as numerous practitioners from the community who volunteer in the clinical teach program.

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Our Emergency Medicine residents receive world-class exposure to a full spectrum of medical and surgical pathology at one training site. Residents work side by side with renowned experts from around the globe who will become trusted colleagues. The program's unparalleled mentorship and academic opportunities allow residents to thrive in a rigorous yet supportive environment. As residents hone their skills, they also make meaningful, long-lasting connections with their peers and teachers. Our faculty is committed to social emergency medicine, inclusion and equity in education and health care.

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Family Medicine is a specialty with many professional rewards for residents, centered around building relationships with our patients that can span a lifetime and multiple generations. As family physicians, we use our heads, hearts and hands in patient care, handling a wide variety of patients and medical conditions. Residents can choose between two options for residency training in family medicine, each with its own unique practice setting and strengths.

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The Family Medicine Residency program at Atrium Health Cabarrus provides a full scope of family medicine training in a real-world community setting. Residents benefit from flexible training tracks and Areas of Concentration allow them to pursue a wide variety of career options. In fact, residents function as junior partners in their Family Medicine clinic home base. Cabarrus Family Medicine faculty and residents are better together and advocate to improve the health and well-being of everyone in their community.

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The Internal Medicine program produces well-trained, highly capable physicians ready for practice and potential advancement in fellowship. Residents work with and learn from an engaged faculty, finding research opportunities within a supportive culture among colleagues. Our program features a strong foundation in general internal medicine, while our comprehensive curriculum and abundant opportunities for scholarship allow for tremendous flexibility in a resident's chosen career path.

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The Medical Physics program is a two-year comprehensive post-graduate curriculum created to provide candidates with master's or doctoral level degrees in physics, medical physics, or a closely related field with knowledge and expertise in radiation oncology medical physics.

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The Neurological Surgery Residency program is a subspecialty-based program designed to train skilled and compassionate neurological surgeons who aspire to assume national leadership roles in clinical innovation, medical education and neuroscience research. Approximately 3,500 operative neurosurgical procedures are performed each year at Atrium Health (an additional 1,200 neurosurgical cases are performed at the adjacent Carolinas Center for Specialty Surgery). Cutting-edge clinical and surgical facilities include intraoperative imaging and newly built and recently opened neurocritical care units, inpatient neurosurgery ward, neurosurgery clinics and a pediatric surgery specialty ward. Our accomplished neurosurgery faculty has been featured in both local and national media.

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Our residents become fully immersed in our OB/GYN program’s mission, personality and spirit. Through comprehensive opportunities throughout the program, residents will prepare to enter their general obstetrics and gynecology practice or pursue further training in a subspecialty fellowship. These subspecialties are represented by the faculty members, including maternal-fetal medicine, gynecologic oncology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

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Our orthopedic surgery residents train in a robust academic environment supported by one of the nation's largest public hospital systems. Located at both Carolinas Medical Center and OrthoCarolina, the program's educational philosophy stresses that the best environment for learning clinical medicine is achieved with one patient, one attending and one resident. Residents will experience a large clinical volume, participating in 300-500 cases during each clinical year. Graduated responsibility in the operating room and pre- and post-operative planning phases is granted so at the end of the program each resident is comfortable and competent in all subspecialty areas.

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Our fully ACGME-accredited 3-year pediatric residency training program has a high patient volume, acuity and diversity without fellows. Based at Atrium Health Levine Children’s Hospital (LCH), the faculty provides our pediatric residents with in-depth training in general pediatrics as well as multiple subspecialties, all in a child-friendly, child-focused, family-centered atmosphere. We also have years of fellowship match success, a 100% board pass rate and happy, hardworking residents.

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Our program is a national powerhouse that provides comprehensive training and experience in all subspecialties of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Residents experience a collaborative, supportive culture among their peers while learning from thoughtful, caring faculty members. Programs offered include Brain Injury, Neuropsychology, Robot-Assisted Gait Training, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Orthopedic, Amputee Rehabilitation and Cancer Rehabilitation.

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In the Psychiatry program, residents will love the challenging yet supportive environment, all while connecting with happy, hardworking fellow residents and teachers. Unique training includes telepsychiatry, behavioral health integration, and private practice. Register for edifying electives including psycho-oncology, psychopharmacology, research, hospital administration and rural psychiatry.

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The General Surgery Residency program provides residents with a balance of clinical training, formal education and research opportunities in all areas of general surgery. Residents experience a broad range of surgical contexts, develop exceptional technical and critical skills and cultivate professionalism throughout their tenure, graduating for future careers in surgical practice, surgical subspecialty fellowships and academic pursuits. The program is a traditional 5-year surgical program with optional research years for residents looking for additional research experience.

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The Urologic Surgery Residency Training program is part of one of the largest independent academic centers in the country that trains more than 320 residents and fellows each year. We are dedicated to providing a diverse experience in both the clinical and surgical management of all conditions in urology as well as exposure to research methods and opportunities. Our primary goal is to train residents to be great general urologists, preparing them to enter either private practice or academic careers.

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Fellowships (ACGME Accredited)

This fellowship is designed to immerse fellows in a wide range of MIS and bariatric procedures with an emphasis on bariatric surgery. After graduating, fellows will be prepared for credentialing in bariatric surgery and qualify for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Certification.

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Fellows will find a comprehensive multidisciplinary curriculum that centers on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with breast disease. Through extensive training and clinical trials, fellows will become knowledgeable, confident surgeons and leaders in the field of surgical oncology.

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Fellows in this program will be immersed in valuable emergency medicine training, working directly with the EMS system and affiliate programs. This program exposes fellows to all prehospital medical components within the community and provides first-class training for residents looking to pursue a career in prehospital medicine.

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In this program, fellows will learn how to provide care in response to humanitarian emergencies and international disasters. Fellows will learn about developing emergency medicine systems while serving a broad socioeconomic population.

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This fellowship offers a unique learning curriculum to prepare residents for a leadership role in disaster medicine, operational medicine or emergency management. Fellows will also be able to spearhead academic and research opportunities, emerging as field experts. In this program, residents will experience self-directed learning, focused didactics, intense simulation, experiential learning and operational training.

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Fellows will have the opportunity to work in an academic and community practice setting to refine their clinical, research, teaching and administrative skills within pediatric emergency medicine. For fellows interested in a career providing emergency care to children, this fellowship offers faculty mentorship, a strong community network of more than 30 regional hospitals, and a breath of clinical experiences.

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In this 2-year program, fellows learn all facets of clinical toxicology and graduate ready for successful credentialing by the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). The curriculum covers care for poising and overdoses, helping fellows recognize, assess and manage poisoned patients.

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This fellowship encompasses the full spectrum of medical toxicology, immersing fellows in bedside consultations, outpatient evaluations, clinical research and didactics. In the first year, fellows will focus on clinical experiences, followed by refining their academic skills in year two.

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Fellows will gain comprehensive educational training in emergency ultrasonography, learning to apply their knowledge in resuscitative, diagnostic and procedural applications. This fellowship offers meaningful research opportunities, clinical experience and an immersive setting where fellows can refine their teaching skills.

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In this fellowship program, fellows will gain comprehensive training in women’s healthcare, including complex and diverse abdominal and vaginal surgeries, urogynecology clinics and clinical research. The program is designed to give physicians a comprehensive education in basic science, clinical knowledge and cognitive and technical skills to provide transformative patient care.

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In a thoughtful and scholarly environment, residents will refine their understanding and treatment of basic digestive disorders. This fellowship program prepares residents for several career choices in gastroenterology and hepatology, giving them the option to tailor their training in year three.

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This stand-alone 4th year fellowship is available for post-graduates of a three-year accredited Gastroenterology Fellowship. Fellows will have an opportunity to perform new consultations in advanced endoscopy consultation service, gaining experience in an advanced training setting.

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This advanced fellowship is a 1 year position designed to provide fellows with a clinical experience in both open and laparoscopic/robotic foregut, abdominal wall reconstruction and solid organ procedures. Fellows will receive comprehensive training in the discipline and the technical aspects of complex gastrointestinal surgery.

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This fellowship prepares physicians for a successful career in geriatric medicine, offering opportunities to build clinical skills and knowledge that can be applied in a variety of care settings. Fellows will learn to evaluate and treat older adult patients while also learning about the impacts of health policy and clinical research on geriatric medicine.

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Fellows will learn the practice of hematology and oncology and the multidisciplinary care and management of related diseases. This fellowship is designed to cultivate the very best physicians in a range of industries, including patient care, education, clinical and translational research.

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This fellowship is designed to provide advanced surgical training in the field of hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery for candidates that have completed an accredited residency in General Surgery. The fellowship is intended to provide a comprehensive academic educational program through advanced clinical training, research and conference participation.

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The Oral Oncology Fellowship at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center emphasizes it’s training on the clinical management of patients undergoing radiation therapy, chemotherapy and/or head and neck surgery for oncologic disease in both the outpatient Atrium Health Dental Clinic and in the operating room setting at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center. The fellow is trained in all phases of hospital oral oncology, from the newly diagnosed individuals as well as the long-term survivors. Additional areas of comprehensive patient care include pediatric cancers, bone marrow and stem cell transplants, hematogenous and solid tumor, and oral and pharyngeal cancers. The fellow is encouraged to participate in on-going Departmental didactics and research. With the experience gained from the fellowship, our graduate will be extremely proficient in managing this group of patients in a multidisciplinary fashion in their future community-based practices.

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This program is designed to build leaders in orthopedic trauma clinical care and research. Fellows will gain experience managing patients and operative cases, as well as gain solid foundational knowledge in clinical outcomes and science research.

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This fellowship program offers a comprehensive and in-depth curriculum along with added clinical and research opportunities. Residents will be immersed in patient management approaches within a full spectrum of care in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

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Fellows interested in sports medicine will find a comprehensive fellowship program that covers all levels of athletics. This program gives fellows experience with the latest procedures, tools and researchopportunities while providing the knowledge and skill to care for patients in a variety of settings.

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This program is designed for fellows seeking training in surgical critical care, acute care surgery and trauma. Each area of focus offers research and clinical opportunities in addition to a comprehensive curriculum.

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For fellows looking to pursue a career in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology, this fellowship offers in-depth academic teachings with advanced clinical training, research and conferences. Fellows will follow liver transplant patients, observing their pre and post-transplant care under the mentorship of faculty.

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Fellows looking for specialized careers in urologic oncology will find an in-depth curriculum that will expose fellows to the multidisciplinary management of genitourinary malignancies. The educational experience is integrated with mentored career development in health services research, clinical trials, implementation and quality improvement, geriatric oncology and translational research.

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In this program, fellows will learn in-depth knowledge of peripheral vascular surgery. Under the leadership of a dedicated full-time surgical team, fellows will get the training and exposure to become confident surgeons.

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