Carolinas Medical Center


Founded in 1940 originally as Charlotte Memorial Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center Main is a 874 bed, community based, tertiary teaching hospital located just South of downtown Charlotte. We are a fully accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and the only level 1 trauma center in the region. CMC Main serves as the State Poison Control Center and has four board-certified emergency physician toxicologists on staff. CMC Main has Chest Pain Center accreditation and Primary Stroke Certification.

Levine Children's Hospital is the second largest children's hospital in the Southeastern United States with 234 beds. It was completed in 2007 and is connected to the Carolinas Medical Center Main Hospital. The 12 bed pediatric emergency department is connected to the adult emergency department.

There are 38 emergency medicine trained academic faculty members in the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Emergency Department manages over 130,000 patients each year. The adult emergency department is divided up into Major Treatment, Diagnostic Center, and Ambulatory Emergency Center. Two to four board certified emergency medicine faculty members are present in the adult departments at all times.

Carolinas Healthcare System as a whole is one of the nation's largest healthcare networks. The system encompasses more than 900 care facilities throughout North and South Carolina. The CHS network currently employs over 60,000 employees, with the flagship location right here at CMC Main.

Residencies represented at CMC Main include: Emergency Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, OB-GYN, Vascular Surgery, Gastroenterology, Urology, Pharmacy, Oral Medicine, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and multiple other fellowships within these programs.


  • Department Chair: Michael Gibbs, MD
  • Program Director: Sandra Craig MD
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
  • Research Director: Michael Runyon, MD

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

Carolinas Medical Center

Secondary Hospital



  • EM
  • MICU
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Cards
  • Peds
  • OB/Gyn
  • Trauma
  • US


  • EM
  • MICU
  • TICU
  • Ortho
  • Peds EM
  • EMS or Tox
  • Neuro
  • CCU


  • EM
  • Elective
  • PICU
  • EMS or Tox



Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Mary Fiorillo Email: Phone: +1 704 355 3658 Fax: +1 704 355 7047

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