Clinical Pastoral Education
Developing Your Gifts in Ministry
Residencies: 10 one-year residency positions in CPE are filled each year. A residency consists of 3 units of CPE while serving as a chaplain in the Medical Center, with a full curriculum under the supervision of a faculty of 5 CPE supervisors. The residency positions pay a stipend, and include health care and other excellent benefits. The residency position begins at the end of August each year. Three-year residencies in Supervisory CPE are also offered.
Hospital-Based CPE Quarters: A 10-week program of hospital-based CPE is offered each summer and at least one time during the year. Summer programs typically run from early June to early August, a good time for seminarians and others to do a unit of CPE. These non-stipended quarters are full-time for the 10 to 11 weeks they run.
Congregation and Hospital-Based CPE: CPE is also offered for ministers in local congregations. These units focus on the minister's work in the local congregation, while providing a peer group, supervision, and didactic instruction for professional development. Ministers may also choose to fulfill clinical hours in the hospital. For more information, contact
Rosalind Bradley, MDiv
Wake Forest Baptist health
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1099
You can reach us by telephone at 336-716-3409 or by fax at 336-716-5075.
Printable Application Form
Watch video of students describing their experience of CPE at WFBMC.