Thank you for your interest in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NYP 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 educators are seasoned ACPE-certified professionals. NYP is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, groundbreaking research and innovative, patient-centered clinical care. For information about NYP please visit https://www.nyp.org/about-us.
NewYork-Presbyterian is an accredited ACPE System Center with CPE groups and clinical placements at the following NYP locations:
- NYP Columbia University Irving Medical Center
- Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
- Weill Cornell Medical center
- Allen Hospital
- NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
- NYP Queens
CPE programs include:
For a comprehensive introduction to CPE, please consult The Art of Spiritual Healing: Beginner’s Guide to Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
Please see the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) as it applies to all ACPE CPE programs.
Our central administrative office is located at:
622 West 168th Street/PH-1 (Chapel)
New York, NY 10032
ACPE Certified Educators
Lifeng (Jampa) Wang
Pastoral Care & Education
Certified Educator Candidates
The Rev. Ansia Chahoy
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
The Rev. Ansia Chahoy is a member of the Clinical Pastoral Education team as a Certified Educator Candidate. Chaplain Chahoy has covered Critical Care (MICU, NICU, CCU, CTICU), Cardiology/Cardiothoracic and Palliative Care units as a healthcare chaplain. Their clinical specialization is in mental health and trauma-informed chaplaincy, having served as a University, Veterans Affairs and Corrections Chaplain. Chaplain Chahoy is a graduate of Wellesley College (BA) and Emory University (M.Div), and is a doctoral candidate at Vanderbilt University.
The Rev. CB Stewart
Pastoral Care & Education
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
The Rev. CB Stewart serves as the Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Educator at NYP/Brooklyn Methodist. CB began at NYP as a Chaplain Resident in 2016. In their work as a chaplain, they have focused particularly on trauma and burn care. In their current role, they provide education and supervision to Chaplain Residents as a Certified Educator Candidate of ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education. They hold a M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary and are board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains.