Rev. Katie Gholson is a professional chaplain on the Palliative Care Team at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. She has Master’s degrees in Pastoral Studies from Eden Theological Seminary and Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to BJH, Katie worked as a staff chaplain at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, PRN chaplain at Belleville Memorial Hospital, and as a resident chaplain at the VA St. Louis Healthcare system. She is endorsed by the United Methodist Church and is working toward board certification with the BCCI. Katie is a leader in her denomination for pastoral care and counseling and she mentors people on their journey towards ordination. Prior to chaplaincy, she served in congregational ministry for twelve years. She is a gifted teacher and caregiver. Katie and her husband have a son and daughter and enjoy spending time outside.