Thomas McInerny, M.D.

Thomas McInerny, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Professional Bio

Dr. McInerny has had significant involvement at the national level holding leadership positions with the American Academy of Pediatrics which have included District II - Member, Executive Committee; Treasurer; Chapter 1, District II - Member of the Executive Committee and served as Vice President and President. He was Chairman of the Committee on Child Health Financing, Chairman of the ACQIP-EQIPP Strategic Planning Committee; a member of the Pediatrician Reimbursement Advisory Team, a member of the Private Sector Advocacy Advisory Committee and was also a member of the Access to Care Subcommittee. He has been a member of the ADHD Project Advisory Committee, a member of the Immunization Advisory Team, and a member of the Mental Health Task Force. He was previously the AAP representative to the Ambulatory Care Quality Association and the AAP representative to the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA).



At the present time, Dr. McInerny is the AAP representative to the American Board of Pediatrics Task Force on Maintenance of Certification in Pediatrics, AAP representative to the AMA Physician Consortium for Quality Improvement and is also a member of the Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management.

In October of 2011 Dr. McInerny was elected President-elect of the AAP and he took office as President in October of 2012.

Dr. McInerny is also a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Child Health Quality Measures Steering Committee and is presently Co-Chair.

In addition, Dr. McInerny has served as Chairman of the Pediatric Advisory Group for the New York State Department of Health.

Dr. McInerny is Editor-in-Chief of the fifth edition of Dr. Robert Hoekelman's textbook, "Primary Pediatric Care."

Patient Care Bio

Dr. McInerny has had over 40 years experience as a primary care pediatrician. Dr. McInerny's areas of expertise are in caring for children with chronic illness, children's mental health, the financing of children's health care, and quality improvement. Dr. McInerny is Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs at the University of Rochester Medical Center/Golisano Children's Hospital. He is the liaison with the community-based pediatricians.

Awards & Honors (National)

American Academy of Pediatrics Education Award 2009

Awards & Honors (Local)

Morning Report MVP Award | Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong 2006
Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award | Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong | University of Rochester Medical Center 2005
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center/Cincinnati Pediatric, Historical Society's Hall of Honor 2004
Rochester Academy of Medicine Merit Award 1999
McCurdy-Stormont President's Award | Rochester Academy of Medicine 1995
Award of Chapter Excellence | American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 1 District II 1993
McCurdy-Stormont President's Award | Rochester Academy of Medicine 1984

Current Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MD | Medicine | Harvard Medical School1966
BMS | Pre-Clinical Studies (1st & 2nd year medical school) | Dartmouth College1964
BA | Pre-Med | Dartmouth College1963

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Second Year Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA 1969
First Year Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 1968
Pediatrics Internship, Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 1967