Clinical Pastoral Education Year Long Residency

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NYU Lutheran is a community based health care organization and principle provider of medical and social support services for southwest Brooklyn. The medical center also includes a Level One Trauma Center. Chaplains are assigned units both at NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a 45-bed academic teaching hospital, and NYU Lutheran Augustana Center, a 240 bed skilled nursing facility. CPE residents receive a complement of medical and psychiatric clinical experience. This is a rewarding place to practice pastoral ministry, in conversation, in prayer, in deep presence.

***NYU Lutheran offers full-time (34 clinical h/w plus one full day of group seminars) stipended residency positions. CPE residents receive a $32,500 stipend plus benefits.


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The centerpiece of Eger’s ministry is the eight-story, 378-bed, skilled nursing tower that includes long term and short term residents, rehab patients, some with Alzheimer’s, many with multiple sclerosis, and all who require 24-hour care. Eger also has a single room, 75-bed assisted living apartment house, an 8-bed hospice residence, and a log cabin that houses the adult day care program.

In addition to individual pastoral care for residents, the pastoral care department provides worship services and Bible studies to various faith religious traditions. This position may be combined with a church internship program (for ELCA applicants).

***Eger offers one part-time (24 clinical h/w) stipended residency position. CPE resident receives a $18,600 stipend plus benefits.


We offer part time and full time residency positions with an opportunity to complete three units of CPE in Level I and Level II. CPE Residents meet for group seminars in our CPE Center in Manhattan – one full day a week (not included in clinical hours). Part-time residencies allow our students to keep their full or part time jobs, to study or to pursue other interests throughout the residency year.

Applicants must have completed at least one prior unit of CPE. The Residency year generally begins in September and concludes in the beginning of September of the next year. Tuition for one CPE Unit is $800.

The deadline for all applications is on April 20, 2017. Interviews will be held on May 9 & 10 2017. Please, fill out your application and submit it via email: or fax: 888-627-0933. In your application, specify a program of your interest and your reasons.

Materials to submit:

  • Standard ACPE Application Form
  • Please, limit your personal history/full account of your life to 3 pages.
  • Please, submit a Verbatim – as an example of a helping incident
  • 2 Letters of References
  • Supervisor’s and Self Final Evaluations from your last CPE Unit

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Rev. Silvia Misina, M.Div., ACPE Supervisor and Program Director
Lutheran Services New York Alliance – Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
475 Riverside Dr. #1244, New York, NY 10115
Phone: 646-413-5443
Fax: 888-627-0933