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chaplain speakingIntern units are offered three times each year. Extended units are offered in the Fall (August to December) and Spring (January to May). A full-time summer unit begins in late May and goes through mid-August.

All units require a minimum of 400 hours of supervised ministry.

Hospital-Based CPE

The hospital-based unit offers students the opportunity to provide spiritual care to patients, families, and staff within the setting of a major Medical Center. Students serve as the Chaplain for a specific clinical area in addition to on-call rotations and Saturday and Sunday assistance with spiritual care consults on a rotating basis. Students have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary health care rounds with medical staff on their assigned clinical unit.



Meetings may include:

  • Case Conference Seminars
  • Interpersonal and Professional Relationship Group (IPR)
  • Didactic Seminars
  • Clinical Focus
  • Individual Supervision
  • Theological Reflection Seminar
  • Story Theology

Required Written Work

Required written work may include:

  • Learning Contract
  • Verbatim Reports
  • Weekly Reflection Papers
  • Weekly Visitation Logs
  • Cultural Reflection Paper
  • Story Theology 
  • Mid-Unit Evaluations
  • Reading to Support Learning Contract & as assigned
  • Final Evaluations

Application: Download ApplicationPDF Logo

Completed applications may be submitted via email to lnambo@wakemed.org.

Questions may be answered by calling 919-350-8556 or by email to Leslie Nambo – lnambo@wakemed.org

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