Faculty

Jeanine Dorfman

Rev. Jeanine Dorfman | BCC-APC, M.Div.
Chaplain & ACPE Educator

Jeanine joined Abbott Northwestern faculty in 2020 after serving as a CPE educator and Manager of Spiritual Health services for M Health Fairview. She's excited to return to Allina, having served Allina Hospice for many years and doing her CPE educator training with the Allina CPE Center. Jeanine is a passionate learner and educator with deep compassion for suffering and trust in the resilience of the human spirit. She became a CPE educator after 20 years of chaplaincy in both hospital and hospice settings.

During her time in acute care settings, she has served in a trauma center, in various medical units of a community hospital, and mental health/eating disorders. In the hospice setting, she has done bedside chaplaincy and longer-term bereavement counseling and support group leadership. Jeanine is an ACPE certified educator, an APC board-certified chaplain, and is ordained in the United Church of Christ. She holds a BA from Carleton College and an MDiv from Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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Rev. Kimberly Goodman | BCC-APC, M.Div., HEC-C
Ethics Consultant & ACPE Certified Educator

Kim Goodman is a CPE certified educator and staff chaplain at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She has her B.A. from Concordia College, Moorhead, and M.Div. from Luther Seminary in St. Paul. She did congregational internship in an Anglican church in the suburbs of London, England, and completed CPE residency at Abbott Northwestern. Kim is ordained in the Presbyterian Church, (U.S.A.) and is active in the Presbytery of the Twin Cities area. She served as a staff chaplain at United Hospital with a focus on oncology, hospice and mental health for 14 years. She joined the spiritual care staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in 2012. Kim lives in Bloomington with her husband and two children.

Reverend Tania Hammer-Luken

Rev. Tania Hammer-Luken | BCC-APC, M.Div.
System Director, Allina Spiritual Care & Pastoral Education
ACPE Certified Educator

Tania Hammer-Luken returned to Allina Health as Director of Spiritual Care, Pastoral Education & Clinical Ethics in April 2020. She served as CPE Lead at North Memorial Health System, Robbinsdale and previously at Sanford Health, Fargo, where she accredited their Level I, II and Certified Educator training programs. She was a System Director for Spiritual Care and CPE at HealthEast Care System. Tania’s expertise includes serving as Director and adjunct faculty for the Denver Seminary CPE Center while training four CEC’s. She later became the CPE Administrator for Good Samaritan Society’s Specialty Care Center. She worked as Candidate Educator and Educator for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis, MO for seven years.

After graduating from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN), Rev. Hammer-Luken received a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. She completed a unit of CPE at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, a CPE residency at Fairview Southdale Hospital, and CPE Supervisory education at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN & Barnes Jewish Hospital, a partner with the VA in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America thirty years ago, she is an ACPE Certified Educator, a member of the ACPE National Faculty and a training educator for five Certified Educator Candidates. She has 27 years of clinical ministry experience and six years of parish ministry experience.

Professional interests: spiritual life and leadership, outcome-oriented chaplaincy, value-based improvement in healthcare and the integration of faith and life.

Personal interests: reading, time with husband Virg and two fur babies