Satellite Program

2020 - 2021 CPE Residency Program at Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California. We are the largest healthcare provider and private employer in Central California, 3rd largest hospital system in California and measure up with top hospitals nationally. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento, our 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state and are home to an 84 bed Level 3 NICU with a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

In CPE residency program, you will be part of these diverse experiences in Central California and be part of an engaging, dynamic and effective training program with an ACPE Certified Educator.

Residency: Community Regional Medical Center (2823 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721)

August 31, 2020 – September 4, 2021

  • 6 full time positions with on-call available
  • Four(4) CPE units
  • Hourly pay of $18.27/hr or $38,000/annually + call pay
  • First day medical, vision, dental and health savings account available
  • Quarterly tuition of $600 per unit of CPE ($2,400 annually)


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. (required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  • One(1) year of Masters of Divinity or equivalency (preferred)
  • One unit of ACPE certified CPE (preferred)

For more information or to apply

Rev. Ki Do Ahn, ACPE Certified Educator

Tel: (559) 720-7102 / Email:

Center for INTEGRATIVE Pastoral Practice

The Center for Integrative Pastoral Practice (CIPP) extends opportunities for chaplaincy education by offering hybrid, community-based Clinical Pastoral Education. CIPP is a satellite of CPE of Central California, a fully accredited center offering ACPE Certified CPE™ programs of Level I, Level II and Certified Educator Program by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc.

For more information on our CIPP programs, please contact the Rev. Dr. Soomee Kim at