Carle Health System

Based in Urbana, IL, The Carle Foundation is a vertically integrated health system with more than 7,000 employees in its hospitals, physician group, health plan and associated healthcare operations.

Serving a population of over 1.4 million people across 41 counties in Illinois and five in Indiana, Carle provides patient-focused, world-class care with a dedication to research and education.

The 413-bed Carle Foundation Hospital is the region’s only Level I Trauma Center and offers Level III perinatal services. Carle ranked in 2018 as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a Best Hospital by U.S. News and World Report and has achieved Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care. In addition, Carle secured Great Place to Work in Healthcare® honors in 2018. The system also includes the 24-bed critical-access Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center, the 134-bed Carle Richland Memorial Hospital, and Carle Physician Group with more than 500 doctors.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an original land-grant university founded in 1867. It continues a tradition of excellence and innovation in its missions: education, research and public engagement. More than 1,800 faculty members lead nearly 45,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students in a process of discovery and learning in 16 colleges and schools and more than 80 research centers and labs. The campus covers more than 1,500 acres. Illinois faculty members win the most prestigious national and international awards including Nobel and Pulitzer prizes, Guggenheim Fellowships, Tony Awards and National Medals of Science and Technology. Illinois is also renowned for its international connections and collaborations. These international partnerships provide a growing number of opportunities for students, as well as faculty, to work with renowned colleagues around the world.