Dr. Joel E. Schneider is an interventional cardiologist with UNC REX, an entity of the University of North Carolina Health Care System located in Raleigh, North Carolina. He completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill. Dr. Schneider received post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York and Fellowship training in clinical and Interventional Cardiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He returned to North Carolina in 1993 and joined Wake Heart and Vascular Associates, a large cardiology group that became part of UNC Health Care in 2010. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Schneider has led several group practice and system level quality committees. His leadership positions include Chairman of the North Carolina Heart & Vascular Quality and Accountable Care Committee and Co-Chairman of the UNC Health Care System H&V Quality Outcome and Value Committee. He is also a member of the UNC Care Transformation Committee. He is also actively involved in teaching. Dr. Schneider is part of the faculty and serves as the UNC REX site director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and as the Co-Chairman of the UNC Health Care System Training Committee.