Field Education Sites

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Pastoral Care Dept.
330 Brookline Ave., FD 110
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 667-3030
Web address:

Contact Person(s):

Tsering Yodsampa

Organization Description:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) provides pastoral opportunities to interact with patients, families, staff and visitors in an acute care, trauma level-1 Harvard academic medical center.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

Students will provide pastoral care to patients and families under the guidance of the supervisor, Buddhist chaplain, Tsering Lama. Students may attend groups facilitated by the supervisor.

Commute/Transportation Information:

Harvard shuttle to Longwood Medical area.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Pastoral Care and Counseling


Weekly with supervisor.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4,000

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes: Site unavailable 2014-15.

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