Thomas K. McInerny,
MD, FAAP, is president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Dr. McInerny
took office at the 2012 AAP National Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans,
and will serve as the 2012-2013 AAP president.
Dr. McInerny has been a primary care pediatrician in private
practice at Panorama Pediatric Group in Rochester,
N.Y. for 40 years and is professor
and associate chair for clinical affairs in the Department of Pediatrics at the
University of Rochester Medical Center and Golisano Children’s Hospital. He is
a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Medical
School and did his
pediatric residency training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital
Dr. McInerny has held many elected and appointed positions
in the AAP, and is editor-in-chief of the AAP
Textbook of Pediatric Care and Pediatric Care Online. He served on the AAP Task
Force on Mental Health, which developed the AAP Mental Health Toolkit and was
one of the authors of the EQIPP module on the medical home.
He is a member of the American Pediatric Society, the
Academic Pediatric Association, and a certified physician executive and fellow of
the American College of Physician Executives. He served on the board of directors
and was chief medical officer of the Rochester Community Individual Practice
Association serving 500,000 patients.
Dr. McInerny and his
very supportive wife, Beverly, have been married for 46 years and have four
wonderful children and five terrific grandchildren.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. For more information, visit www.aap.org.