About Erica Rose Long, MDiv, BCC

Rev. Erica Rose Long is a Unitarian Universalist minister who serves as an interfaith spiritual care provider (chaplain) at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Grounded in the faithful affirmation of the inherent worth and dignity of every person, Erica seeks to companion and guide patients, families, and clinicians through moments of joy, loss, suffering and transformation. Erica completed her theological training at Harvard Divinity School, where she wrote her thesis on the necessity of humility in healthcare and ministerial leadership positions. Erica completed her chaplaincy training at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and here at MGH. Along with her work with the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Team, Erica specializes in the spiritual care needs of psychiatric patients. She also serves on hospital committees that focus on promoting ethical, antiracist, and equitable healthcare.