Rev. Dr. Miriam J. Burnett was ordained Itinerant Elder in September 1995, in the Columbia Annual Conference of the Seventh Episcopal District (State of South Carolina) of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. Dr. Miriam J. Burnett is also the Medical Director of the International Health Commission of the AME Church. In June 2018, she was appointed the first female Pastor of Historic Jones Tabernacle AME Church in Philadelphia, PA. For the Philadelphia Annual Conference, Dr. Burnett is the leader of the Health and Healing Guidepost Committee and Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee. As a Minister and Medical Doctor, Rev. Dr. Burnett is a strong advocate of 'holistic health,' a concept that embodies physical, psychological, social, economic and spiritual health, and is powerfully explained in her speeches across the US and the globe.