Jackson Health System provides around-the-clock pastoral care for patients, families and staff through counseling, prayer, sacrament and worship according to their specific needs. We take pride in recruiting trained chaplains from all cultures and faiths to help meet the cultural dynamics and needs of our patients and their families. Our chaplains are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Pastoral Care Services
Jackson Medical Towers, 12th Floor
UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Faith Services

All Faith
Services are led by clinical pastoral education resident chaplains and interns at the JMH All Faith Chapel

  • Monday – Friday
    8:00 a.m.
  • Sundays

Catholic Holy Mass
Services are held at the JMH All Faith Chapel

  • Monday – Friday
    11:45 a.m.
  • Sundays
    3:30 p.m.

The Masjid Prayer Room is open for daily prayers in the Diagnostic Treatment Center (DTC), room 255.

  • Shaffiat Karmally
    305-486-3020 (pager)


To contact a chaplain, call 305-585-2255 and enter pager ID 2624 when prompted. 

Clinical Pastoral Education

Pastoral Care Services offers three clinical pastoral education units per year. To download an application, click here. The application fee is $25 and the tuition fee is $500 per unit, payable to JHS Pastoral Care Services.

Spring Unit
February – June
Classes are held on Mondays; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer Unit
Classes start on the first Monday in June to the end of the first week in August
Monday – Friday; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fall Unit
Classes start on the third Monday in August until the first Monday in February
Mondays only; 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact:

Download: Clinical Pastoral Education Annual Notice

Jackson Health System’s Clinical Pastoral Education program is accredited as a system to offer Level I, Level II, and Supervisory CPE by:

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc., (ACPE)
55 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Suite 835
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 320-1472
Website: http://www.acpe.edu