Joel Berning ’10
Joel Nightingale Berning is the Manager of the Pastoral Care & Education Department at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, where he has been a hospital chaplain for eleven years. As a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains he also serves on its Board of Directors and its Commission on Certification. He supervises Clinical Pastoral Education as a Certified Educator of ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care & Education. His research focuses on overcoming communication barriers to spiritual care.