Michael L. Rinke, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Quality, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.579.2500 F: 718.579.2599

Primary Location

Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC)305 East 161st StreetBronx, NY 10451-3535
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pediatrics
  • Education & Training


    Residency Program

    Johns Hopkins Medical Center

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Michael L. Rinke, MD, PhD, MBA, is Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Montefiore Medical Center and Director of Dissemination and Implementation Science and a Professor of Pediatrics at Montefiore Einstein.

    Dr. Rinke completed his medical and pediatric residency training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and his Master of Business Administration at Marist College.

    Dr. Rinke’s research focuses on the application of behavior change techniques and implementation science to improve the quality of care delivered to children in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings. He was the PI on his 3rd AHRQ R01 grant (R01HS026239) investigating how to ensure every child receives guideline compliant and timely hypertension diagnosis and management. He was previously PI on two AHRQ R01 grants (R01HS24432 & R01HS023608) examining multiple pediatric ambulatory healthcare-associated infections and the effects of a national quality improvement collaborative on ambulatory pediatric diagnostic errors. He is corresponding-PI on an AHRQ Learning Healthcare System training K12 grant (K12HS026396) and co-investigator on the Einstein Clinical and Translational Science Award (UL1TR001073) as co-Director of the Health Research and Implementation Core.

    Dr. Rinke has extensive experience leading quality improvement collaboratives, publishing rigorous dissemination and implementation science, and successfully directing large research teams. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Health Care Center (CHCC)

    305 East 161st StreetBronx, NY 10451-3535

    P: 718.579.2500 F: 718.579.2599

    Additional Locations

    The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403 P: 718.741.2315 F: 718.405.5260 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.920.4351 Additional Details
    305 East 161st StreetBronx, NY 10451-3535 Additional Details
    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404 Additional Details
    Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
    3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2404 P: 718.920.8888 Additional Details