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Texas Health Southwest Names New Manager of Pastoral Care
06/15/2009

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth administrators have appointed Timothy Madison, Ph.D., BCC, as the new manager of pastoral care. Madison brings more 20 years of leadership in pastoral care to the position.

Timothy Madison, Ph.D., BCC
Timothy Madison, Ph.D., BCC

In his new role, Madison will lead the pastoral care program for the hospital and manage all spiritual care needs in clinical areas. He will provide spiritual care, crisis intervention, and support services to patients, employees, and families, and mentor clinical pastoral education students.

Most recently, Madison served as the chaplain manager for spiritual care at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Ill. While there, he pioneered the hospital’s first chaplaincy program and established a volunteer on-call team. Before that, he was the department director for pastoral care at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas. He also instructed ethics and humanities courses at Indiana University Southeast and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Madison earned a bachelor’s degree in religion and psychology from Union University in Jackson, Tenn., in 1980. He later earned a master of divinity in pastoral care and a Ph.D. in ethics from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

Madison is board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains. He was ordained by Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn., in 1980 and endorsed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 1997.

About Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 230-bed acute care, full-service facility that has provided quality and compassionate care to the residents of southwest Tarrant County for more than two decades. The hospital’s services include surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Southwest Forth Worth has 992 employees, 120 volunteers, and 578 members on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/SouthwestFW.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. Texas Health’s system of 14 hospitals includes Texas Health Harris Methodist, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, and Texas Health Presbyterian, and an organization for medical research and education. Texas Health Organization for Physicians and Texas Health Physicians Group provide a variety of models for engagement with physicians. Texas Health Partners is a joint venture development and management company owned by Texas Health Resources. Texas Health MedSynergies is a joint venture that offers physicians a range of office management and other business services to support their practices. Texas Health is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org.

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