Mercy Graduate Medical Education

GME Chairman:

Joan Shaffer, MD, MHA, MBA

Assistant Director of GME:

Bernard McGuire, MD


Sarah Nickerson, GME Coordinator
Chris Pericich, GME Supervisor
FAX 314-251-4288
Email: sarah [dot] nickersonatmercy [dot] net
Email: pericmatmercy [dot] net

Mercy's commitment to medical education is key to supporting our healing ministry. Our six fully-accredited specialty residency training programs prepare physicians who are capable of providing compassionate, top-quality patient care. Mercy Hospital St. Louis serves as the teaching hospital and offers a varied patient population and case mix, state-of-the-art technology and units staffed for subspecialty care. Our program offers:

  • Talented faculty who are committed to providing training and experience necessary to prepare skilled physicians
  • A comprehensive didactic experience for each specialty
  • Clinical resident responsibilities with progressive autonomy in patient care as skill level and knowledge increases
  • A very competitive stipend and an excellent benefits package

Mercy Hospital St. Louis also offers rotation opportunities for residents in the following programs affiliated with St. Louis University School of Medicine: ENT; Emergency Medicine; General Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery; Pulmonary Medicine; Adult/Child Psychiatry; Vascular Surgery; and Plastic Surgery.

General Program Information

Graduate Medical Education


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