Sojourn Chaplaincy at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Honoring The Spirit Through Loving Care And Service

About Us

Spiritual Care Manager

Rev. Floyd Trammell Telephone: (415) 206-8983

Ordained by the American Baptist Church, Floyd is a graduate of Morehouse College and received a masters degree from the American Baptist Seminary of the West.  Floyd did his chaplaincy training at CPMC's Institute of Health and Healing and is a member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Pastoral Care and Counseling at San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California. In the fall of 2008, he was a guest lecturer at the University of Berkeley where he focused on the plight and progression of the Spirituality in America. As the Spiritual Care Manager he has embraced the calling to serve the diverse population of San Francisco General Hospital. His first experience in the hospital setting consisted of Clinical Pastoral Care at California Pacific Medical Center Institute for Health and Healing. At California Pacific Medical Center, Rev. Trammell focused his areas of studies in the Emergency Room, ICU, Dialysis, and Palliative Care. Floyd is the Co-Chair of Schwartz Center Rounds at San Francisco General Hospital. Floyd and his wife Kyla live in Oakland CA with their two children.

Volunteer & Education Manager

Rev. Claire Bohman Telephone: (415) 206-8983

Reverend Claire Bohman has served marginalized communities of the bay area for over a decade.  She has worked in the community mental health field as a Case Manager, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counselor in the Tenderloin, South of Market, and Mission Districts.  Additionally, she has worked as a faith based community organizer largely on the south and eastern sides of the city. It was during her first year of service as a Chaplain with Sojourn that she fell in love with the General. She is thrilled to be returning to the General to support the training and development of Chaplains with Sojourn.  She is honored to serve the patients, family and staff of SFGH through this wonderful organization.

Rev. Claire is an Interfaith Minister and a practitioner of Earth based spirituality.  She completed a Masters of Divinity program as a Deans Scholar at the Pacific School of Religion with an emphasis on spiritual care and liberation theology.  She has also studied Interfaith Ministry at the New Seminary of New York, the United State's oldest Interfaith seminary.  Rev. Claire is ordained through the Interfaith Temple of New York and serves in leadership of a small Earth based spiritual community in San Francisco.  Claire participated in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at John Muir Hospital in Concord and Walnut Creek, CA.  Additionally, she has studied plant based healing at Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine and has a private practice in herbal and spiritual healing in the East Bay. 


Fr. Bruce J. Lery, sm Telephone: (415) 206-8119

*Fr. Bruce is currently on a leave of absence.

Bruce is a perpetually professed member of the Society of Mary, Marists, ordained as a Catholic priest in 1987. Fr. Bruce ministers at SFGHTC under the auspices of the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco.

Before profession Bruce worked for the federal government in Chicago and in San Franciscocoordinating environmental planning for municipalities, and for regional associations of governments. Since ordination, Fr. Bruce has served as pastor, or in pastoral roles for communities (including military reservations) in Phoenix, AZ; the San Francisco Bayarea; Kauai, HI, and Washington, D.C. In all of these geographical areas Fr. Bruce has been actively engaged in detention ministries, and in Spiritual Direction.

In the early 1990’s Fr. Bruce ministered to persons living with HIV/AIDs; doing so primarily in the Tenderloin of SF (Network Ministries), within the SF Jail system, and at SFGH. At SFGH Bruce participated in the Sojourn training for HIV/AIDS ministers, and remained to volunteer at Sojourn until transferred by his religious community from the Bay Area.

Academically Bruce has received M.A. (Botany), and M.Div. degrees. He has completed most academic course work for a D.Min. degree and has actively studied Spiritual Direction in Pecos, NM, and at the Washington Theological Union.

Administrative Coordinator

David Stickley    Telephone: (415) 206-8918

David joined Sojourn Chaplaincy in April 2014, bringing with him a wealth of Retail Management and Office Administration experience. He holds a degree in Business Management from Ithaca College, and a degree from School for Deacons in Diaconal Studies. Ordained in June 2009, David is a deacon in the diocese of California, currently deployed  at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Francisco, and having also served at St. Aidan’s and Holy Innocents.





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