Clinical Pastoral Education

Thank you for your interest in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation's most comprehensive academic health care delivery systems, dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest health care providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.

Chaplains play an essential role in providing for the religious, spiritual and existential needs of a widely diverse population of patients and families from all religions and cultures. We serve patients who come from around the corner and around the world. Our pastoral care is multi-faith and dynamic, and our supervisors are seasoned ACPE-certified professionals.

CPE programs include:

  • Full-Time Residency Program
  • Part-Time Extended Unit Internship
  • Full-Time Summer Unit Internship

All programs are accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. Please see the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) as it applies to all ACPE CPE programs.

Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisors

  • Rev. Dr. Beth Faulk Glover

    The Rev. Dr. Beth Faulk Glover

    Corporate Director
    Pastoral Care & Education
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

  • Rabbi Nathan Goldberg

    Rabbi Nathan Goldberg

    Clinical Pastoral Education
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

  • Rabbi Naomi Kalish

    Rabbi Naomi Kalish

    Pastoral Care & Education Department
    NYP Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

  • ACPE Supervisory Candidate

    Rev. Joseph Collazo

    The Rev. Joseph Collazo

    Staff Chaplain
    Pastoral Care & Education
    NYP Allen Hospital

  • ACPE Supervisory Education Student

    Rev. Joseph Collazo

    Joel Berning

    Staff Chaplain
    Pastoral Care & Education
    NYP Columbia University Medical Center

For More Information

For more general information on our CPE programs please see the Frequently Asked Questions section or contact one of our registrars:

  • Karen Berdecia, CPE Co-Registrar at NYP/Weill Cornell: 212-746-6971
  • The Rev. Dr. R. Kevin Johnson, CPE Co-Registrar at NYP/Columbia: 212-305-5817


To submit an application, please contact:

Karen Berdecia
Administrative Assistant & CPE Registrar
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell

525 East 68th Street, Box 167
New York, NY 10065


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