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Whether you are considering a career at Carle as a medical professional, need to coordinate care with our doctors or are looking to develop yourself in the medical field, Carle offers many different avenues for you to learn and grow your field of interest. Discover how Carle clinicians are advancing care through new discoveries in medical research and add your expertise to the forward thinking culture that has advanced health care in the region since 1931.

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Life changing research

The Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute


Bold Vision. Strong Mission. Big Impact.

The Carle mission is to serve people through three important pillars: high quality care, medical research and education. The establishment of the Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute is the foundation for that strong research pillar.

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We've made the decision to include research as a strategic imperative within the Carle healthcare system. The Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute provides the structure, the support, and the vision for accomplishing that goal.”

MATTHEW GIBB, MD, system chief medical officer

Carle Illinois
College of Medicine

Featured Research


Molecular Prosthetics to treat disease:

Molecular prosthetics are small molecules that can replace missing proteins to treat diseases. Carle Illinois professor Martin Burke describes one that could treat anemia by replacing an iron transport protein.

Why Carle?

Based in Urbana, Illinois, Carle is an integrated regional health system focused on efficiently providing patients access to world class healthcare. Carle is a committed partner in strengthening the health and well being of the communities we serve.

14 communities
Patient base of 1.4 million

450+ Physicians
280+ Advanced Practice Providers

80+ Specialties and Sub-specialties

Research collaboration with University of Illinois

Level 1 Trauma Center
Level III Perinatal Service

America's 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades

413 beds Carle Foundation Hospital