Thomas McInerny, M.D.

Thomas McInerny, M.D.

Contact Information

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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).

Previously, Dr. McInerny was 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.

Dr. McInerny served as President-elect, President, and Immediate Past President of the AAP.

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 retired as of June 1, 2014 as Professor and Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs at UR Medicine Golisano Children's Hospital. He was 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 Emeritus - Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


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