Clinical Pastoral Education Progam

Why Take CPE at the Mass General

  • Improve your understanding of the spiritual needs of persons in an urban acute-care hospital
  • Become confident  in providing spiritual care to a diverse community
  • Learn to be effective in ministering to critically ill patients and their families
  • Develop your pastoral identity in a world-renowned academic medical center
  • Develop better awareness of yourself in your multiple roles in ministry
  • Utilize trusting learning relationships that allow you to grow and be supported
  • Learn in a diverse group of students of a variety of belief systems
  • Perform individualized spiritual assessments
  • Learn to bring your heart and passion to your daily ministry 
  • Work towards board certification in healthcare chaplaincy