Physician Opportunities

Reach your professional and personal goals as a physician with Cone Health, one of North Carolina’s leading community health systems. You’ll find rewarding clinical, leadership and career development opportunities in a collegial, family-centered culture focused on high-quality patient care. Join more than 1,500 physicians who are building on Cone Health’s rich legacy of improving our neighbors’ lives and well-being.

Vibrant, Family-Friendly Region

Cone Health serves the heart of the Piedmont Triad, a thriving metropolitan area in central North Carolina. With excellent K-12 schools and universities, a wealth of outdoor recreation, and a rich, vibrant culture, it's the perfect place for you to raise a family.

Growing, Award-Winning Health System

Be part of a comprehensive, not-for-profit health care network that includes five hospitals and more than 120 physician practices. Our service-line programs and hospitals regularly earn awards and rankings for quality, safety, and patient outcomes. Learn more about Cone Health and how you can advance our community-focused purpose, vision, and values.

Physician Leadership Academy

Cone Health Physician Leadership Academy is an innovative approach to developing our own physician leadership talent and leading health system quality improvements. During this 11-month, five-session program, you’ll enhance your skills in eight key areas:

  • Setting and achieving goals
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Working across organizational boundaries
  • Learning through others
  • Building and mending relationships
  • Managing change
  • Gaining self-insight to address your weaknesses and build on your strengths

Academy Impact

Physicians have made a measurable impact as a graduates of our academy. Thirty-two percent of alumni are now in formal leadership positions at Cone Health. Patient satisfaction scores have also increased for participating physicians. From 2012 to 2020, ratings rose 9.2% for academy graduates.

Recognized for Developing Leaders

Cone Health earned Best Organization for Leadership Development awards from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. We were one of just 10 organizations in 2020 to receive this honor, which recognizes excellence in training new leaders and developing them for diversity and inclusion.

Hear From Our Physicians

Discover the impact of Cone Health’s investment in the professional growth of our physicians.

Robust Benefits Package

Thrive in an organization that cares for and invests in your holistic well-being. Explore our many competitive benefits, including support for your physical and mental health, fitness, family, finances, education, and retirement. Take advantage of the resources you need to thrive personally, so you can perform at your best professionally.