Steven Ivy

Affiliate Professor

Phone: (317) 931-2308

Dr. Steven Ivy currently serves as Senior Vice President for Values, Ethics, Social Responsibility, and Pastoral Services of Indiana University Health Partners in Indianapolis.  His leadership roles include developing the institution's philosophy and practices related to values integration, nurturing spirit in the workplace programs, sustaining both organizational ethics and clinical ethics programs, ensuring effective community involvement, and focusing chaplaincy, pastoral education, and pastoral counseling programs.  He has been with IU Health since March 2000.

Previously Dr. Ivy served as Director of the Pastoral Care Department, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Ivy has also served as Chief, Chaplain Service at the V.A. Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, Staff Chaplain at Baptist Hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky, and Pastor of Huntington Woods Baptist Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dr. Ivy has also had teaching appointments at Indiana University School of Medicine, Christian Theological Seminary, Perkins School of Theology, Brite Divinity School, Vanderbilt Divinity School, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  His courses have included religion and medicine, crisis ministry, and pastoral perspectives on human development.  His M.Div. (1977) and Ph.D. (1985) degrees are from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

His professional leadership includes responsibilities with several regional and national professional organizations as well as participation with local church organizations.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Rotary Club and the Indiana Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and serves as Vice Moderator for First Baptist Church of Indianapolis.  He has published one book, The Promise and Pain of Loneliness: The Bible and Personal Crisis (Broadman Press, April 1989) and more than twenty articles and book reviews in professional journals and books.  He is married and is the father of two young adult daughters.
Curriculum Vitae

P-635 Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Practice - Spring 2013 (PDF)  

Archived Syllabi
P-635 Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Practice - Fall 2011 (PDF)

P-638 Religion, Medicine, and Pastoral Care - Fall 2009 (PDF)

P-635 Ethical and Professional Issues in Clinical Practice - Fall 2008 (PDF)

P-638 Religion, Medicine, and Pastoral Care - Fall 2007 (PDF)

P-638 Religion, Medicine, and Pastoral Care - Spring 2005 (PDF)