Atrium Health Specialty Care Fellowship: Cardiology, Urology, Oncology, Geriatrics, Pulmonology and Behavioral Health

Program Information

Specialty: Cardiology, Urology, Geriatrics, Pulmonology and Behavioral Health


PO Box 32861

Charlotte NC 28232-2861


Phone: (704) 446-5185

Fax: (704) 446-0221


Program URL: http://www.carolinashealthcare.org/center-for-advanced-practice-fellowship


Medical Director: Dr. Michael Ruhlen

Program Director: Cragin Greene PA-C


Contact Information

Primary Contact:

Cragin Greene

ACP fellowship co-director, PA-C

Phone: (704) 446-5179

Email: Cragin.Greene@Atriumhealth.org


Additional Contacts:



Program Description and History

Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center and Levine Cancer Institute are the areas level I trauma center, transplant and regional referral center offering a breadth of complex surgical and medical cases and the experience of a lifetime during this 12 Month Fellowship program. Atrium Health has expanded the Behavioral Health service line with the creation of our new state of the art facility offering comprehensive mental health services to the region. Levine Cancer Institute is doubling in size with the creation of the new LCI 2 building expanding to provide world class cancer care. Please visit our website for more information.



Weekly structured didactic curriculum in each fellowship track

Direct supervision of a wide array of practice-specific procedures, Simulation experiences

Access to system-wide conferences, learning sessions and grand rounds discussions

Opportunity to collaborate in a multidisciplinary approach to patient care

Fellowship specific grand rounds

QI project with poster/podium presentation

Off service rotation variable per specialty

Length of Program

12 months


Class Size

34 per cohort variable size in each specialty track


Starting Date

Semiannual start dates, April and October



Atrium Health


Admission Process and Timetable

Applications for April start due September 15th

Applications for October start due March 15th


Application Components

Completed application by posted deadline

Curriculum Vitae, official transcripts, copy of BLS/ACLS/PALS cards, copies of certifications and licenses once received and  Statement of interest.

3 letters of recommendation

Recent photograph


Interviews to be performed in May and November. Offer letters to be sent in June and December. Confirmation of acceptance by the applicant 1 week after offer letter is sent to the candidate


Selection Criteria

Completion of master’s level graduate degree is required prior to the start of the fellowship program (You may apply prior to graduation.) Must have a national board certification as a NP or PA and be eligible for licensure as a PA or NP in North Carolina. The NP or PA should be highly motivated, dedicated, demonstrate stress management skills, poise and confidence, possess a passion of the profession, be able to adapt to an ever changing environment, and be able to work within a multi-professional team.


Credential Awarded

Certificate of completion