Faculty and Supervisory Residents Profiles

HCC has a superior faculty with years of experience in offering Clinical Pastoral Education and Continuing Professional Education. The CPE programs at HealthCare Chaplaincy are accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.

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1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
Decatur, Georgia 30033

Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum (Jewish, Orthodox)

Rabbi Maurice Appelbaum (Jewish, Orthodox)
Coordinator of Chaplaincy and Education, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network
CPE Certified Educator
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Maurice Appelbaum is a Modern Orthodox rabbi, ordained by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. He is associated to the Clinical Pastoral Education as a Certified Educator and Board Certified Chaplain by Spiritual Care Association. He currently teaches Clinical Pastoral Education at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and serves as the Coordinator of Chaplaincy and Education at Healthcare Chaplaincy Network. He is the rabbi of a Congregation Ahavas Israel, a synagogue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where he lives with his wife, Rebeccah and his four kids.

Rabbi Yael Shmilovitz
Manager, Chaplaincy Services
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Supervisor
NYU Langone Medical Center

Yael Shmilovitz is a Reform rabbi and is certified by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education as a CPE Supervisor. She received her rabbinic ordination and earned her master's degree in Education and Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in NYC. She has worked as Palliative Care chaplain and Clinical Pastoral Educator at Bellevue Hospital and the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. She has a variety of teaching, writing and research experience with private, educational and academic institutions, among which is The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Temple Emanu-el in NYC.