The Mid-Atlantic Region of The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

Mid-Atlantic Region ACPE

Residency Programs

Supervisory Education

The University of Virginia Health System is accepting applications for a Supervisory Education Student in the Clinical Pastoral Education program. The ideal candidate would begin in the Fall along with the incoming resident cohort for 2015-2016. The position comes with a stipend and the supervisory student is considered a Fellow in the pastoral care department and is also a part of the larger Graduate Medical Education program at UVA (i.e. they are considered house-staff along with the medical residents and fellows). Qualified applicants will have completed at least 4 units of CPE, although a second-year residency is encouraged. More information can be found at the departmental website, or interested individuals can contact Kevin Boyd (924-5866 or for more information.

Goodwin House CPE Program, Falls Church, VA. –  A 3-4 year residency position, renewed each year, beginning October 1, 2015, and will serve as a SES and chaplain at Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads CCRC.  The candidate needs to have a minimum of 2-4 years of pastoral experience, be seasoned in her or his pastoral/spiritual identity and able to demonstrate pastoral competence from which he or she will teach and supervise the learning of others.  Must demonstrate an ability and willingness to use the process.  Must have a willingness to learn about a ministry of mutuality with elders, students, staff and other colleagues.  The candidate will have the opportunity to be considered for the director position when finished with training.  The Goodwin House mission “is to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and the people who care for them through a faith-based, nonprofit organization affiliated with the Episcopal Church.”  Our CPE program seeks to live that mission.   

Benefits:  $40,000 annual stipend; social security; health and dental insurance available; clergy housing allowance designation.  Complete the ACPE CPE application including why you are interested in Supervisory Education at this point.  EOE.  $35 application fee.  Contact Rev. Dan Duggan, ACPE Supervisor, at; or at Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, 3440 S. Jefferson St., Falls Church, VA 22041, or call 703-578-7576; fax: 703-578-7519.  


Summer Internships

Mary Washington Hospital, the 440 bed flagship hospital of Mary Washington Health System, offers an excellent opportunity for a Supervisory Education Student to fill an immediate opening on our campus located in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Our ideal candidate will hold a Master of Divinity degree (or equivalent).  S/he will be ordained, commissioned, or licensed, as well as endorsed by her/his faith group, and be Board Certified by the APC, NACC, or NAJC. S/he will demonstrate remarkable self-awareness, exceptional pastoral competence, and superior oral and writing ability.  S/he will have had enough CPE to demonstrate with ease the fact that s/he has met the ACPE Level II Outcomes.  In addition to meeting all the above criteria, the strongest applicants will be those who love people, pastoral care theory and practice, and who speak the language of spiritual assessment with clarity and ease.  Salary and benefits for this position (including paid annual leave, health, dental, and vision insurance, and meal while on-call) are competitive.  Applicants may submit a letter of inquiry, resume, $25 application fee, and ACPE application to the Rev. Kevin S. Crowder, ACPE Supervisor at or Pastoral Care Department, Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA  22401.

Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is accepting applications for a Supervisory Education Student (SES) until January 1, 2016.  The SES will join a  team of five supervisors and  three staff chaplains to provide pastoral education to 8 first-year and 5 second-year residents, 12 extended unit interns, and 10 full-time summer interns.  Interviews will be scheduled for January 2016.

The Supervisory Education Program.  Our Supervisory Education program is a three-year program, with a stipend, designed to ground individuals in theory, clinical practice and self-reflection in preparation for certification as an Associate Supervisor in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE).  Diverse in background, theoretical frameworks and styles of supervision, faculty promote learning and engage the supervisory student based on who the student is and what the student believes to be the essential nature of supervision in ministry.

To Apply:  An SES application is available on the ACPE website,  Submit your completed application, with a $25 application fee, made payable to FaithHealth Education, to:

Rosalind Bradley, Admissions Coordinator

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC  27157

Phone:  336-716-9474



Saint Elizabeths Hospital

1100 Alabama Ave SE

Chaplaincy - Rm 119

Washington, DC   20032-2601

PH: (202) 299-5190

    Supv:  Robert Renix


New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Spiritual Care Department    

2131 S 17th Street

P.O. Box 9000

Wilmington, NC    28401-9000

PH (910) 343-7014

FAX (910) 342-3474

            Supv: Marty Aden    


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Sentara Hospitals

School of Clinical Pastoral Education

Raleigh Building, Suite 201

600 Gresham Dr

Norfolk, VA    23507

PH(757) 388-2850

FAX(757) 388-2869

     Supv: Uwe Scharf


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland seeks an Episcopal or Lutheran Priest, Pastor, or lay person in the ordination process to serve as the Episcopal Chaplain and Supervisory Education Student or Clinical Pastoral Education Resident.  This is a rare opportunity to pursue ACPE Supervisory Education in the hopes that the Episcopal Chaplain will achieve Associate ACPE Supervisor status within a designated time frame.  This is a three to four year limited-term commitment.

Applicants for this position should have four units of ACPE accredited training.  Strong candidates with only three units may be considered. A Master of Divinity or equivalent degree is also required. Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and commitment

to diversity.  The application deadline is May 1, 2016.  Interviews will be held in May or early June of 2016.  Please send your resume and Transitions Ministry Office profile to:

Ms. Andrea Fitz

CPE Registrar, Johns Hopkins System-CPE Program

Department of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

5300 Alpha Commons Drive, Suite 234

Baltimore, Maryland  21224

Phone:  410-550-7569


University of North Carolina Hospitals

Department of Pastoral Care    

101 Manning Drive

Chapel Hill, NC

PH (919) 966-4021

FAX (919) 843-0330

            Supv: Katherine Higgins

Second Year Position

Palliative Care Specialty

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Applications accepted until April 15, 2016

Application fee $25

WakeMed Health & Hospital Systems

Dept.of Spiritual Care     

3000 New Bern Ave.

Raleigh, NC    27610-1231

PH (919) 350-8556

FAX (919) 350-6434

           Supv: Lil Galphin


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University of Virginia Health System

Chaplaincy Services

PO Box 800672

Charlottesville, VA    22908-0672

PH(434) 924-2642 Ext:

FAX(434) 924-1139

    Supv: Mildred Best

    Supv: Kevin Boyd


Mary Washington Hospital

Pastoral Care Department    1001

Sam Perry Blvd.

Fredericksburg, VA    22401

PH(540) 741-1654 Ext:

FAX(540) 741-2657

Supv: Kevin Crowder

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