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Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy

Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, published quarterly by Taylor & Francis, includes peer-reviewed, scholarly articles on topics pertinent to pastoral care, clinical pastoral education, chaplaincy and spirituality in relation to physical and mental health. Articles are based on original research, quality improvement studies, descriptions of programs and interventions, program/intervention evaluations, and literature reviews.

Each APC® member receives a complimentary electronic subscriptions to JHCC as a benefit of membership. Members must be logged into this site to access the Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.

Article Submission

Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy receives all manuscript submissions electronically via its Editorial Manager site located at Editorial Manager allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a web-based platform. Editorial Manager technical support can be accessed at If you have any other requests, please contact Alyse Taggart, Managing Editor, at

To learn more about the process of submitting articles to JHCC, please visit their Instructions for Authors page.

Editor in Chief: Daniel H. Grossoehme, DMin, PhD, BCC
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To help you prepare your manuscript for publication in the journal, we highly recommend the following articles.

Keys to Knowledge: Searching and Reviewing the Literature Relevant to Chaplaincy
by Kevin J. Flannelly, Katherine R. B. Jankowski and Helen P. Tannenbaum
Chaplaincy Today, Vol. 27 No. 1, Spring/Summer 2011

Writing for Research: A Step-by-step Guide to Content, Organization and Presentation
by Alexander Tartaglia BCC, Diane Dodd-McCue and Paul Derrickson BCC
Chaplaincy Today, Vol. 28 No. 2, Autumn/Winter 2012