About Reverend Sheila McNeil-Lee
The Reverend Sheila C. McNeill-Lee serves as the director of chaplaincy services at Sibley Memorial Hospital, which is a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Chaplain McNeill-Lee is a board certified chaplain with the national Association of Professional Chaplains. Following a career in project management and public relations, Chaplain McNeill-Lee completed her seminary degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.
At Sibley she is responsible for integrating spirituality into medicine for the holistic care of the patient and directing the department and its ministry activities to patients, families and staff. This includes special liturgical programs, as well as management and supervision of the clinical pastoral education (CPE) program as an Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) supervisor. In the CPE program, she trains and supervises students in the development of skills for pastoral-spiritual care.
Chaplain McNeill-Lee has been honored as an Emerging Leader within ACPE. The award recognizes those who have been a member for 10 years or less and have made outstanding contributions to the ACPE community through their initiative, innovation or leadership at the local hospital center, regional or national levels of the association. Her previous career assignments in Washington, D.C., included serving as staff chaplain at the Hospital for Sick Children and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, and chaplain resident, ACPE supervisor and coordinator of clinical pastoral education at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
Chaplain McNeill-Lee has supervised and provided pastoral-spiritual care insights and consultation to chaplain interns, chaplain residents and chaplains. She serves as a member of Sibley's Research Review Committee, Ethics Committee and the Patient and Family Advisory Council.