Rabbi Mychal B. Springer is the manager of Clinical Pastoral Education at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She was the founding director of the Center for Pastoral Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary, which she ran from 2009-2019. Prior to that she was Associate Dean & Director of Field Education of the Rabbinical School at JTS, where she held the Helen Fried Kirshblum Goldstein Chair in Professional and Pastoral Skills. She received an MA in Judaic Studies and was ordained at JTS in 1992 and received her BA from Yale College in 1987. Mychal is a Certified Educator in ACPE: The Standard of Spiritual Care & Education and a certified Jewish chaplain in Neshama: the Association of Jewish Chaplains. Mychal lives in Manhattan with her husband, Jonathan Rosen, and their daughters, Ariella and Avital.