Affiliate Faculty

Beth Newton Watson, MDiv, BCC

Beth Newton Watson, Director of Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services, Indiana University Health (Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Health University Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health) is an ordained United Methodist clergy, a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains and a Clinical Pastoral Educator with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. She facilitates the ministries of staff chaplains, clinical pastoral educators, chaplain residents, chaplain interns and the support staff in the department.

Watson believes that everyone who comes through the doors of Indiana University Health hospitals (patients, families and staff who offer them care) may experience healing of one kind or another, whether in mind, body or spirit. She is the Task Group Leader for System Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing. She invites all to find a way to balance care for self, colleagues and patients and their loved ones.