Rev. Pamela Lazor, MDiv

ACPE Certified Educator, CPE Program Lead

Rev. Pamela Lazor, MDiv, is an ACPE certified educator and serves as lead for the Cedars-Sinai Clinical Pastoral Education Program.

Rev. Lazor, ordained in the Presbyterian Church in the United States, is an ACPE certified educator for clinical pastoral education (CPE).

Rev. Lazor completed her CPE internship, residency and supervisory training in the UCLA Health System. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and systematic theology, an honors degree in systematic theology from Rhodes University in South Africa, and a master's of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.

Rev. Lazor served for 12 years at Los Angeles-area Presbyterian churches as a director of ministries for children, youth, college students, families and visitations; and as a preacher and teacher.

Her chaplaincy experience includes psychiatry, oncology, neonatal, transplant (liver and kidney), and general hospital ministry. She served for three years as a CPE supervisor in the Spiritual Care Department at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and for two years as manager and CPE supervisor of the Spiritual Care Department at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. At Cedars-Sinai she launched the first CPE program less than a year after her start date. She supervises between six and 12 CPE students per unit.