The Reverend Patricia Jimenez is a Staff Chaplain at the Hennepin Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center. She was born and raised in New Mexico, and identifies as Latina. Patricia studied languages, business, and journalism, before going to Andover New Theological School, outside of Boston. She is a board certified chaplain of the Association of Professional Chaplains. Her experience as a chaplain includes psychiatric hospitals, hospice, and small neighborhood general hospitals, in addition to her current work at a Level 1 Trauma Center. This is also a downtown hospital serving the underinsured, unemployed, and immigrant populations coming from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Over the course of her ministry Patricia has taught classes on cultural sensitivity and competence, and religious differences to hospital staff, community clergy, and congregations. She is a founding member of the Latino(a) Unitarian Universalist Networking Association (LUUNA), and currently serves as chair of the steering committee. Patricia has served on the UUMA Executive Committee holding the portfolio of anti-racism, anti-oppression, and multiculturalism; and is a founding member of DRUUMM.