Chaplain Resident I and II Program

Chaplain Resident

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Department of Spiritual Care has a residency program in Clinical Pastoral Education, with four one-year positions at the level of Chaplain Resident.

Chaplain Resident

Applicants for the Chaplain Resident positions who are applying for a one-year residency (four units of CPE) may apply three to five months prior to the start date of the program. Our year long Resident program occurs from the end of May/early June through May of the following year.

Deadline for applying to the Chaplain Resident program is February 1.

Resident Stipend

  • CPE tuition waived
  • $30,000 Stipend
  • Free Parking
  • Registration fees for Conferences that are part of training curriculum
  • Basic medical
  • 8 Official Holidays
  • 14 Vacation Days
  • 2 Personal Days
  • Meal Tickets
  • Educational Resources

Application Instructions for Chaplain Resident:

Application forms may be downloaded from the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education website: or you may call them at 404-320-1472 and request a fax or mail copy.

Enclose a check or money order for $50.00 (made payable to “MWHC Dept of Spiritual Care”) for your application processing fee.

Send the completed package to:

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Department of Spiritual Care
Attn: Emmanuel Saidi
110 Irving St., NW, 1B-18
Washington, D.C. 20010-2975
Phone: 202-877-3335
Email: [email protected]

Please do not send applications to the ACPE Office.

Due to the number of applicants only those accepted or requesting to be placed on a waiting list will be notified via email.