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RWJUH's Pastoral Care Graduation 2019

On May 23, 2019, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick's Pastoral Education Department hosted its Annual Celebration of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and Graduation Ceremony. Certificates were presented to the graduates of the Extended CPE Program and CPE Chaplain Residency Program.

2019 Extended CPE Program Graduates

2019 Extended CPE Program Graduates

2019 Chaplain Residency Graduates
  • Jacqueline Ghee
  • Haydee M. Colon Hernandez
  • Elder Mario Lavender Sr.
  • Ollie G. Levant
  • Bruce U. Negri
  • Diane Negri
  • Veatrece M. Newton
  • Jill S. Ratzan
  • Eunice Sarzedas
  • Chaim Sender
  • Claudette Smith

2019 CPE Chaplain Residency Graduates

  • Mary Beth Charters
  • Brenna D. Dykman
  • Amy Ruhf
  • William Heisterman

RWJUH has one of the largest and oldest CPE programs in the state, educating many individuals who have gone on to serve hospitals both here and abroad. During the past year alone, our students and residents completed more than 3,740 hours of service to our patients.

CPE focuses on psychodynamic and experiential learning to prepare individuals to improve their spiritual caregiving. It is part of the requirements to become a Board Certified Chaplain.

Congratulations to all of this year’s graduates.