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Residency

2020-21 Residency - no longer accepting applications

We will begin receiving applications October 1 for the 2020-21 residency year. Interviews will begin after December 1 and will continue until programs are filled, typically around March. 
Learn about the application process.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital: August 31, 2020 to September 3, 2021

United Hospital: August 31, 2020 to September 3, 2021

Residency program descriptions

Allina Health CPE Residency Programs at Abbott Northwestern and United hospitals

Our programs include three units of ACPE-accredited clinical pastoral education and offers advanced, specialized training in clinical pastoral care, emphasizing spiritual/theological integration, ethical reflection, and pastoral leadership. Residents experience clinical assignments that provide in-depth exposure to specialty areas, enabling each student to become an integral part of the health care team.

Salary and benefits

Salary

Part of salary may be designated as non-taxable housing if ordained or commissioned.

2020-2021 residency program salary rates are as follows:

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital (12 month program): $35,568 plus compensation for scheduled on-call coverage
  • United Hospitals (12 month program): $35,568 plus compensation for scheduled on-call coverage

Benefits

Medical and dental insurance; paid time off, tuition reimbursement for continuing education

Tuition

$750 for the first unit. A $375 security deposit is required within two weeks of being accepted. This non-refundable deposit is applied to the first unit. 

To apply

Complete the Allina Health CPE Center application and/or visit the to apply section.

When applying, please include all previous CPE final evaluations.