Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care

Staff Biographies

Rev. Dr. Beth Faulk Glover

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The Rev. Dr. Beth Faulk Glover is an Episcopal priest who serves as the corporate director of Pastoral Care and Education (CPE) at NewYork-Presbyterian. As the director of pastoral care, Dr. Glover leads a team of clergy members and staff, and CPE residents, interns and supervisory education students across the five NewYork-Presbyterian campuses.

Certified by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Dr. Glover has provided spiritual guidance to patients and families in several hospitals throughout New York City, and ministers in Northern New Jersey. She is canonically resident in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark.

Originally from Virginia, Dr. Glover attended the College of William and Mary and the Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. She holds the degree of Master of Sacred Theology in Christian Spirituality (S.T.M.) from the General Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry in pastoral care and pastoral supervision from the New York Theological Seminary.

Dr. Glover has also done extensive training in modern group psychoanalysis and family systems theory with Rabbi Edwin Friedman and Monica McGoldrick. She is currently enrolled in a religious education doctorate program at Fordham University, where she is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (the only all disciple honor society).

NewYork-Presbyterian has a unified pastoral care system across its five campuses — Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center, the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, the Allen Hospital and the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Hospital, Westchester Division.

Rabbi Mychal Springer

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Rabbi Mychal B. Springer is the manager of Clinical Pastoral Education at NY-Presbyterian Hospital. She founded the Center for Pastoral Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in Manhattan in 2009. Over a ten year period she oversaw an intensive hospice chaplaincy training program in collaboration with Metropolitan Jewish Health System’s Hospice.  She began her career as a hospital chaplain in New York City, and in the 1990s became the director of the Department of Pastoral Care and Education at Beth Israel Medical Center. Mychal was the first Conservative rabbi to be certified as an Educator by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Mychal served as The Rabbinical School at JTS’s associate dean and director of Field Education.

Mychal received her BA in Judaic Studies and Religious Studies from Yale College magna cum laude. She was ordained a Conservative rabbi and received her Master’s in Judaic Studies at JTS. Mychal is a certified Jewish chaplain in Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains.

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Pastoral Care & Education NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia & NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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Pastoral Care & Education NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

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Pastoral Care & Education NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

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Pastoral Care & Education NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

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Pastoral Care & Education NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division

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