Biju K. Chacko, D.Min, ACPE-CE

Director of Clinical Pastoral Education

Biju K. Chacko Biography and Information

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Biju Chacko joined Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville in May of 2020 as Director of CPE. Biju is endorsed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and a native of Kottayam, South India. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Kerala in Trivandrum, India, and earned an MDiv degree from the Philippines Baptist Theological Seminary in Baguio City, Philippines, a ThM from the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies in Bangalore, India, and a Doctor of Ministry from Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.

Biju completed a CPE residency and ACPE Certified Education training at Duke University Hospital during 1998-1999 and 2004-2008. He served as CPE Educator and Senior Chaplain from 2010- 2018. Biju has ministered in South Asia, Far East Asia, the Middle East, and the U.S. He helped set up the India Baptist Theological Seminary and served as its founding dean, administrator, and interim president. Biju volunteers his time with ACPE as a National Site Team Chair for accreditation and is the current Chair Elect for the ACPE Foundation.