Based in Urbana, Ill., The Carle Foundation is a vertically integrated health system with more than 7,000 employees in its hospitals, physician group, and health plan.
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.
At the Carle Foundation, we're working every day to be the healthcare provider of choice in East Central Illinois. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality care and service to our patients, and improving access to care in our community. Carle is one of the largest employers in the area. We are also East Central Illinois' only Level I Trauma Center.
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.
What do you see in Urbana? Award-winning dining. Cutting-edge technology. World-class education. Gigabit-speed fiber network. Urbana is a city where artists, thinkers, and innovators thrive. And we’re just getting started!
You’ll never have to wonder “what to do” in Urbana! There’s Market at the Square, one of the state’s largest farmers’ markets (and a beloved Saturday morning tradition), the Boneyard Arts Festival, the Ellnora Guitar Festival, and the Illinois Marathon, just to name a few. We’ve got festivals, celebrations, and events to pique every interest.
Our West Urbana neighborhood has been named of the 10 Great Neighborhoods in America by the American Planning Association, and together with our twin city Champaign, we’ve been recognized as the Greatest Food Town in the Midwest by Midwest Living Magazine, as well as an AARP Age-Friendly Community.
Award-winning schools, outstanding parks, a mosaic of diverse and engaged neighborhoods, a robust array of businesses located throughout the city, and reliable public services committed to the best possible quality of life for residents – all this makes Urbana a great place to live. Ours is a community where people can be successful from birth to their golden years.