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The Leadership Team for Johns Hopkins Health System

Paula Teague

The Rev. Paula J. Teague, D.Min., MBA

Senior Director, Johns Hopkins Academic Medicine, Director, System Sponsored CPE Program and Director, JHBMC Department of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy

Phone: 410-550-7569

Dr. Teague is a recorded Society of Friends (Quaker) minister (1978), a certified ACPE, Inc. CPE Supervisor (1989) and a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains (1990).  Dr. Teague attended Guilford College (A.B. Degree, 1978), The Earlham School of Religion (Master of Divinity Degree, 1981), and Columbia Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia (Doctor of Ministry Degree, 1992).  In 2008, she received her MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins. 

Dr. Teague completed units of CPE at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana, residencies at the Baptist Hospitals in Jacksonville, Florida and Birmingham, Alabama.  Dr. Teague has assisted four CPE programs to become fully accredited - The Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, Catholic Clinical Pastoral Education Program affiliated with Franciscan Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives and Catholic Health East (CHI), Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  As part of CHI, Dr. Teague began CPE at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Maryland.

Dr. Teague presents workshops on mediation, tools for management in ministry, leadership development, deep listening in pastoral care, strategic planning, and “the spiritual care providers’ MBA.”  Dr. Teague has a strong clinical interest in interprofessional education, integration of spirituality and medicine, palliative care, patient-family centered care, bio-medical ethics and advance care planning.