Rev. Max Hokai Swanger, M.Div, BCC
Max is an ordained Buddhist Priest. He did his clinical pastoral education and chaplaincy residency at UCSF in San Francisco, Ca. Later he earned a Masters of Divinity degree, and became a Board Certified Chaplain. Prior to serving at Valley Medical, he worked at both Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital (Stanford) and Vitas hospice. In addition to being a chaplain at Valley Medical, Max provides Buddhist ministry around the bay area of California.