Dr. Meghan McInerney has been named Intensive Care Unit medical director at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. She is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician and has served as the assistant ICU medical director. McInerney replaces Dr. Joseph Crowley, who remains with the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, moving his practice to the outpatient setting in pulmonary medicine. McInerney began her career at Saint Alphonsus in 2016, following a three-year pulmonary and critical care fellowship. The fellowship included training at four hospitals in the Indianapolis area, as well as research rotations at a hospital in Kenya.
McInerney has extensive experience in Africa, having worked as a medical officer in South Africa, an HIV/AIDS Training Coordinator in Namibia and a Peace Corps high school teacher in Namibia. She has also volunteered at hospitals in Botswana and Haiti, as well as at a free clinic in Portland, Maine. She also worked as a hospitalist and did her internal medicine residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. A graduate of the University of Vermont, McInerney earned a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and molecular genetics, with a minor in German. She was awarded her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and earned a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.