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Last Updated on November 15, 2017

Posting 11/15/17

Baptist Health Louisville in Louisville, KY, is currently accepting applications for our paid full-time residency program beginning in August, 2018. The residency is focused on crisis ministry and involves two nights of on call per week. The year-long residency includes three units of ACPE CPE. Applicants are required to have a M.Div. (or equivalent theological degree) and one unit of ACPE CPE. Current annual stipend of $29,000 for the year. Interested applicants can submit their applications to Rev. Dr. JoAnne S. Morris, CPE Coordinator, at

Posting 11/15/17

Posting 11/15/17

Posting 11/1/17

Posting 11/1/17

Mayo Clinic CPE, Rochester, Minnesota – Three resident positions beginning September 4, 2018 through August 31, 2019, three units of CPE spread out over a 12-month residency.  Residents are offered a broad array of clinical opportunities, which include medical and surgical subspecialties, diverse intensive care unit ministries, organ transplantation, a children’s hospital, a psychiatric hospital, hospice, and a level 1 regional trauma center.   Two different hospital campuses make this a uniquely powerful learning environment.  Mayo Clinic health and dental benefits are available to Residents at reasonable rates.   The Resident stipend is $29,800 for 12 months.  There is a $50 application fee.  Application Deadline is March 15, 2018.

For program information or to apply, visit our website: 

Contact:  Karen K. Heistand, Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor 
Phone: 507-266-7278

Posting 11/1/17

The Christ Hospital Health Network, Cincinnati, Ohio is accepting applications for 2018 CPE Internships. Spring: January 8 - May 7; 30 hrs./wk. Interns share on-call duties with some evening and/or weekend coverage. A downloadable ACPE application is available in the section of the webpage called “Forms” at For more information contact Yvonne Valeris, ACPE Certified Educator, at phone number 513-585-2266, or e-mail:

Posting 11/1/17

University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO 
Clinical settings include Trauma, Palliative Care, Oncology, Women
and Infants, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Organ Transplant, Addiction Recovery

Level I – Summer Intensive – Apply by 3/1/2018
June 4, 2018 – August 17, 2018
Share balanced call rotation with peers
Tuition $1,200

Resident positions – Apply by 2/15/2018
August 20, 2018 – August 23, 2019
Share balanced call rotation with peers
$41,600 salary plus benefits and paid time off

Specialized Residency offers experience in addiction recovery setting at CeDAR  
August 20, 2018 – August 23, 2019
Participation in some holiday and weekend programs
$41,600 salary plus benefits and paid time off

ACPE Accredited Center for Level I, Level II and Supervisory Education is offering Levels I and II.
Supervisors: Rev. Julie Swaney; Rev. Heather Weidemann
Questions? Contact or 

Fort Collins CPE – Fort Collins, CO – A Satellite of the University of Colorado Hospital:

  • Resident positions
  • August 6, 2018 – August 2, 2019 (Colorado State University); August 27, 2018 – August 23, 2019 (Columbine Health Systems and Poudre Valley Hospital – UCHealth)
  • Clinical setting in campus ministry (Colorado State University), senior care (Columbine Health Systems), and hospital ministry (Poudre Valley Hospital – UCHealth)
  • $35,000 salary plus benefits and paid time off
  • Offering Level I and Level II CPE
  • Supervisor: Peter Strening
Questions? Contact Peter Strening, 970-817-1409,

Posting 11/1/17

Posting 10/16/17

Contact Luis E. Rodriguez at or 713-441-6067

Posting 10/16/17


Posting 10/16/17

CPE Students (Residents and Interns)
St. Luke’s Health System
Boise, Idaho

St. Luke’s Health System is accepting applications for Yearlong Residency (June 4, 2018 – May 24, 2019) and Summer Internship (June 4 – August 17, 2018). All CPE students (including summer students) are hired as employees of St. Luke’s – salary begins at $14.17/hour plus on-call pay and shift differentials for evenings, nights and weekends. Residents also enjoy an excellent benefits package. Application fee: $25; Tuition: $650 for single units and first residency unit, $350 for subsequent residency units. Applications may be sent to Jackie Kelly, ACPE Certified Educator, St. Luke’s Health System, Spiritual Care Department, 190 East Bannock Street, Boise, ID 83712,, (208) 381-2100.
Information and applications may be found on St. Luke’s website:

Why St. Luke's?
For a career in the health care field, there is simply no better choice in Idaho than St. Luke’s. We are the state’s largest private employer, with more than 12,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,300 physicians. We are Idaho’s largest and fastest-growing health care organization, and its only locally-owned, full service, not-for-profit health system.

St. Luke’s enjoys an outstanding reputation both as a quality employer and a superior health care organization. We are proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and strive to add to our team only those individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence. 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Posting 10/16/17

South Texas VA Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE Program)
Dates: Monday, June 25, 2018 – Friday, June 21, 2019

Three CPE Residents – Three Level I CPE Residency Positions are available each year at the South Texas VA Health Care System. The three CPE Residents will experience four different three month clinical education opportunities in intensive care, surgery, mental health, and in the specialty areas of polytrauma and spinal cord injury. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, have a M.Div. from an accredited seminary (with graduation date prior to June 2016), have completed minimally one unit of Level I CPE, and be pursuing endorsement for chaplaincy in the VA. The stipend is $27,398 plus health benefits. To apply, please submit completed ACPE application to the below mailing address by January 30, 2018. More information about South Texas VA is at

Three CPE Specialty Fellows – Three Level II CPE Fellowship Positions are available each year at the South Texas VA Health Care System. The three CPE Fellows will experience twelve months in a specific clinical educational opportunity as outlined below. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, have a M.Div. from an accredited seminary (with graduation date prior to June 2016), have completed minimally four units of CPE (one of which must be at Level II), and be pursuing endorsement for chaplaincy in the VA. The stipend is $29,682 plus health benefits. To apply, please submit completed ACPE application to the below mailing address by January 30, 2018. More information about the South Texas VA is found at

-Mental Health Fellow – The Mental Health Fellow will have clinical educational opportunities with the inpatient male unit, inpatient female unit, PTSD clinic, and two psycho-social rehabilitation programs.

-Mental Health Fellow with End-Of-Life Focus – The Mental Health Fellow with an End-of-Life Focus will have clinical educational opportunities with the geriatric inpatient unit,Home Based Primary Care Program, and Bereavement Support Group (Note: This fellow and the Palliative Care Fellow will trade clinical assignments at mid-year).

-Palliative Care Fellow – The Palliative Care Fellow will have clinical educational opportunities with the palliative care consult team, community living center, and geriatric extended care clinic (Note: switches clinical assignment mid-year with the End-of-Life Fellow above).

Application can be found on the ACPE website

To apply, please mail or email completed application to:

Attn: Yvonne Brown, Chaplain Service
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Audie L. Murphy VA Hospital
7400 Merton Minter
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-949-9231 Extension 19231

Questions? You can email or call the ACPE Certified Educator
James Duke, D.Min., BCC
210-617-5300 ext. 17318

Posting 10/2/17

The Center for Spirituality and Health at Mount Sinai in New York City welcomes applications for the 2018-2019 CPE residency.

Our outstanding residency offers 3 units of CPE and includes a stipend of $35,000 plus benefits and 29 paid days off. The residency begins on 7/16/18 and ends on 7/12/19. There is a $100 application fee. Successful applicants receive a full scholarship and pay no tuition. 

The Mount Sinai Health System combines the Icahn School of Medicine and seven hospital campuses to provide the highest quality health and spiritual care throughout the New York City metropolitan area. 

For more info and to apply:

Posting 9/1/17

University of Louisville Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma and teaching hospital in Louisville, KY, accepts applications for the 2018 residency. Foci include trauma, palliative, interdisciplinary care, and research literacy. Salary is $37,000; Tuition is $400/unit. The residency covers three units from Jan 1 – Dec 31, 2018. Application deadline is Oct 31, 2017. Submit ACPE applications to You may call Les at 502-562-3417. 

Posting 8/1/17

VA MIDWEST HEALTH CARE NETWORK is now accepting applications for the following programs:

Full-Time Residencies:  Oct 2, 2017 - Sept 30, 2018  (in St. Cloud, MN & in Sioux Falls, SD) Part-Time Extended Internship:  Sept 18, 2017 - Feb 23, 2018  (in Minneapolis, MN)

For more info see:  or email:


Posting 8/1/17

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