Chattanooga Association for Clinical Pastorial Care

Erlanger Health System
Erlanger Health System is an 816-bed facility operated by the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority. It is a Level I Trauma Center that provides 24-hour emergency-room coverage both for adults and children. The system includes Baroness Erlanger Hospital, T. C. Thompson Children's Hospital, Willie D. Miller Eye Center, Plaza Ambulatory Care
Center, the Regional Women's Center, the Diabetes Center, the Regional Heart Center, the Regional Cancer Center and the Regional Burn Center.

Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation is the first hospital in the state built for, and dedicated exclusively to, physical rehabilitation.  Siskin Hospital provides comprehensive physical rehabilitation services for adults and children who have experienced head trauma, spinal cord injury, stroke, amputation, arthritis and other orthopedic and neurological
impairments. Services are offered on an inpatient, day-hospital and outpatient basis.

The two hospitals offer an excellent setting in which to minister to and learn from patients in both the acute and chronic-care settings. Students may minister in one or both hospitals.

Hospice of Chattanooga
Hospice of Chattanooga began in 1981 and is the community’s oldest and largest nonprofit hospice, offering end of life care in southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia. Their mission states: “Hospice of Chattanooga is the only community owned, not for profit hospice providing comfort and dignity to patients and families from an accredited team of end-of-life specialist.”

These sites offer an excellent setting in which to minister to and learn from patients in both the acute and chronic-care settings. Students may minister in more than one setting.

Additional Clinical Sites
Through contractual agreements, CACPC offers other clinical settings for student