In the 10th installment of Fallston Group’s 15-Minute Leadership Quick Hit, Rob Weinhold speaks with Chaplain Joe Hart, Director of Spiritual Support Services at GBMC and Executive Director of GBMC’s Center for Spiritual Support Training. Tune into this moving discussion and find out why Joe thinks the ability to understand the human condition is so critical to spiritual and other leaders, alike.
Chaplain Hart oversees the spiritual and emotional needs of GBMC’s patients, families and staff. A board-certified chaplain, he earned a bachelor’s degree in gerontology and health care from Salisbury University; and a bachelor’s degree in sacred theology, and master’s of divinity from St. Mary’s Seminary and University. He continued his studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago in church interior design consultation, and most recently studied mind body medicine at Harvard Divinity school.
Prior to joining GBMC, Chaplain Hart served in various ministerial capacities throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area, working in various healthcare and teaching ministries. Chaplain Hart is a clinical supervisor at Loyola University Maryland in the MA, MS and Ph.D. programs. He is a consultant and adviser at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Clinical Pastoral Education Program. He serves as a member of the Mid-Atlantic Region Ethics Committee for Genesis Elder Care and is a trustee of the Institute for Christian and Jewish studies. He is a clinical supervisor with the Wesley United Methodist Seminary in Washington, D,C, with students in the process toward ordination. He supervises candidates for the permanent diaconate for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore and candidates for ordination for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Chaplain Hart serves on the board of the Williams S. Baer School Partnership for children with special needs.