Carle Illinois College of Medicine
The Carle Illinois College of Medicine is the first college of medicine in the nation specifically designed at the intersection of engineering and medicine. A partnership between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health System, the college will integrate the university’s unparalleled assets in engineering, technology and supercomputing with Carle’s nationally recognized, comprehensive health care system. The college is expected to accept its first class of students in 2018.
Carle Health System
Based in Urbana, Illinois, The Carle Foundation is the not-for-profit parent company of an integrated system of hospitals, a 400-member physician group and health plan. Carle is consistently recognized for providing quality care to a population of 1.3 million people. The 393-bed Carle Foundation Hospital houses the region’s only Level I Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Center Designation and offers Level III perinatal services. Carle is ranked as a Best Hospital by U.S. News and World Report, by HealthGrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™, is among the top nationally for critical care, stroke, pulmonary and gastrointestinal care, having achieved Magnet ® nursing status and Health Care’s Most Wired™.