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Dr. Mary Abernathy

INDIANAPOLIS — Mary Abernathy, MD, has been named the new Executive Director of Medical Education at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.

Dr. Abernathy’s new role as executive director of medical education will include overseeing all areas of the medical academic program, standards, development and implementation as well as working with leadership at Marian University and other medical schools to fully implement clinical training affiliation agreements for medical students, residents and fellows.   

Dr. Abernathy joined St.Vincent Indianapolis in October 2013 as the program director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency. Prior to this role, she held director of graduate medical education and residency program director positions at Indiana University School of Medicine – South Bend Campus and Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Dr. Abernathy is currently a volunteer associate professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University School of Medicine. 

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Purdue University in West Lafayette. Dr. Abernathy earned her combined medical and master’s degrees from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship and Residency in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at IU Health University Hospital. Dr. Abernathy is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, with a subspecialty certification in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 



St.Vincent Hospitals and Health Services

Driven by the faith of four Daughters of Charity who arrived in Indianapolis in 1881 with $34.77 in their pockets, the St.Vincent Hospital mission is to treat the poor and sick by following our Core Values of Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication.  Our healthcare ministry has grown to include seven Centers of Excellence: Women's, Children's, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Cancer Care and Bariatrics.  The ageless mission of St.Vincent remains unchanged: to minister to the minds, bodies and spirits of those in need.