CPE Certified Educators

Bryan McMullen

Rev. Bryan McMullen, BCC, ACPE

System Director of Pastoral Education

Phone: (716) 862-1323
Email: bmcmullen@chsbuffalo.org

Bryan is married (2001) with six children. He completed his Master of Arts in Religion at Westminster Theological Seminary (2002). He was ordained specifically for hospital ministry (2004) and is endorsed by the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals. He completed a chaplain residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center (2004). Bryan is board certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains (2014) and is certified as a pastoral educator by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (2019). Bryan has served in varying roles as per-diem and staff chaplain, supervisor, and educator for Rochester General Hospital since 2007 and is now the system director of clinical pastoral education for Catholic Health. 

Dr. Yvonne Valeris

Dr. Yvonne Valeris, ACPE Certified Educator Education

Phone: (917) 275-4201
Email: yvaleris@chsbuffalo.org

Yvonne lives in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY. She is educated at the postgraduate level and engages in ministry as a Chaplain and Certified Educator. Two associations that she is actively engaged in are the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. and the Association of Professional Chaplains, Inc. She is active in both the certification and accreditation commissions of these accrediting and certifying bodies. She also served as a spiritual caregiver and certified educator at HealthCare Chaplaincy in NY, Banner Desert in Arizona, The Christ Hospital Health Network in Ohio and most recently Certified Educator at Sisters of Charity Hospital.