July 31, 2014
St.Vincent Health System
— Mary Abernathy, MD, has been named the new Executive Director of Medical
Education at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.
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.
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.
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
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.