Matthew Rivera, MD, Family Medicine, Rochester, NY, Highland Hospital

MatthewTRiveraMD

Family Medicine Rochester, NY

Obstetrics

Family Physician

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Education & Training

  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Family Medicine, 2018 - 2021
  • University of ArizonaIntegrative Medicine in Residency, 2018 - 2021
  • Church Divinity School of the PacificMaster of Theological Studies (in progress), 2015
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineClass of 2018, Doctor of Medicine
  • Augusta University College of Allied Health SciencesGraduate Courses, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture , 2015 - 2016
  • University of SalamancaStudy Abroad, Intermediate and Medical Spanish, 2015 - 2015
  • Valdosta State University Bachelor of Science, Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 2010 - 2014

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • American Academy of Family MedicineAdvanced Life Support in Obstetrics
  • American Academy of PediatricsNeonatal Resuscitation Program Provider
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • American Heart AssociationPediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Institute for Healthcare ImprovementBasic Certificate in Quality & Safety
  • Perinatal Quality FoundationFetal Monitoring Credentialing

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The John F. Beard Award Augusta University, 2018
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2018
  • Ollie O. McGahee, Jr., MD Memorial Award The Medical College of Georgia Department of Family Medicine, 2018
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Publications & Presentations

Abstracts/Posters

  • Teaching Excellence: A Yearlong Professionalism Curriculum for First Year Medical Students
    Matthew T. Rivera-Bloodworth, Shawna McCafferty, Ellen Encisco, Anna Edmondson, and Carol Nichols, Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Burlington, VT, 6/10/2017
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Lessons in Medical School Professionalism
    Shawna McCafferty, Matthew Rivera-Bloodworth and Carol Nichols, Annual Meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, Burlington, VT, 6/10/2017

Lectures

  • Focus Session "Practice Makes Perfect: How to Engage Medical Students in Professionalism Discussions" 
    International Association of Medical Science Educators Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV - 6/6/2018
  • Ars Medicina: An Introduction to Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches 
    The Medical College of Georgia - 2/28/2018
  • LGBTQ Patient-Provider Panel (Facilitator) 
    The Medical College of Georgia - 2/27/2018
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Press Mentions

  • MCG Student Receives Prestigious Beard Award
    MCG Student Receives Prestigious Beard AwardMay 11th, 2018
  • MCG Student Receives Award for Showing Compassionate Care
    MCG Student Receives Award for Showing Compassionate CareJuly 18th, 2018

Grant Support

  • 2017 Community Block Development GrantAugusta-Richmond County Housing and Community Development2017–2018
  • Community and World Missions GrantChurch of the Good Shephard, Augusta2016–2017
  • 2016 Community Block Development GrantAugusta-Richmond County Housing and Community Development2016–2017
  • Community and World Missions GrantChurch of the Good Shepherd, Augusta2015–2016

Committees

  • Medical Student Member, Complementary and Alternative Medicine Curriculum Committee 2015 - 2016

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
    Member

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations