Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Oncology Flatiron Health

Flatiron Health

Dr. Abernethy is chief medical officer and senior vice president of oncology at Flatiron Health, a healthcare technology company focused on organizing the world’s cancer data and making it actionable for providers, patients, researchers and life sciences. She is a hematologist/oncologist and palliative medicine physician, and an internationally recognized cancer clinical researcher with over 400 publications. Dr. Abernethy is an appointee to the National Academy of Medicine’s National Cancer Policy Forum, on the executive board for the Personalized Medicine Coalition, and past president of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. Before joining Flatiron, Dr. Abernethy was professor of medicine at Duke University School of Medicine, and ran the Center for Learning Health Care in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke Cancer Care Research Program in the Duke Cancer Institute. She is also on the board of directors of athenahealth, Inc.