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Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP

2012-2013 Immediate Past President

​​​​​Thomas K. McInerny, MD, FAAP, is immediate past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), after serving his term as the 2012–2013 AAP President.

Dr. McInerny was a primary care pediatrician in private practice at Panorama Pediatric Group in Rochester, N.Y. for 41 years and is Professor Emeritus 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 Boston.

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 48 years and have four wonderful children and five terrific grandchildren.

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