Terry Bard became the Managing Editor (now Editor in chief) of the Journal of Pastoral Care Publications, Inc. on January 1, 2009 after serving as Associate Managing Editor for 16 months. Dr. Bard continues to develop new publishing opportunities consistent with JPCP Inc’s mission, including the partnership with Sage Publications Inc. in 2015.
Throughout his career, Bard continues to publish on a broad range of topics and lecture nationally and internationally. After retiring from his 24-year responsibilities as chaplain and director of Pastoral Care and Education at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Bard continues his over 40 years of teaching at the Harvard Medical School faculty of psychiatry and serves as a member of its Academy for Medical Education. He is co-founder of the American Unit of the International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Inc. (also known as the American Bioethics Culture Institute, Inc.) and is a researcher and research consultant, and provides direct care in his counseling practice.
Dr. Bard is a retired Board Certified Chaplain of Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains and of the Association of Professional Chaplains, of which he is a past president. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Massachusetts.