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Matthew Burke, MD

Dr. Burke is a graduate of Albany Medical College, where he developed interests in health policy and public health. During residency at Brown, Dr. Burke served as the resident delegate to the RI Academy of Family Physicians and was a member of the Primary Care Political Advisory Committee, which serves the state's health commissioner.

Upon completing residency in 2009, he entered a fellowship in primary care health policy at Georgetown University, where he did policy research, taught family medicine, and saw patients at a Federally Qualified Health Center. Dr. Burke has previously lobbied for reform on behalf of the AMA and AAFP, as well as having done graduate medical education research in Croatia.

Dr. Burke joins MedStar Franklin Square in August 2012 after serving two years as a senior clinical advisor in the Bureau of Primary Health Care at HRSA, where he worked on clinical quality improvement in the nation's community health centers.

Specifically he focuses on practice transformations, in particular meaningful use and the Patient-Centered Medical Home, as well as the role of the patient in chronic disease self-management. He holds additional policy interests in global health and workforce issues.

Undergraduate: Dartmouth College

Medical School: Albany Medical College

Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Primary Health Care Policy, Georgetown University Department of Family Medicine

Scholarly Activity:

2012 - 2013

  • Imam Xierali, Ph.D., Chun-Ju Hsiao, PhD., James Puffer, MD, Larry Green, MD, Jason Rinaldo, Ph.D, Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH, Matthew BURKE, MD, Roberts Phillips, MD, MSPH. The Risk of Electronic Record Adoption Among Family Physicians Annals of FM. Annals of Family Medicine. Jan/Feb 2013. Volume 11. No. 114-19
  • Lydie A. Lebrun-Harris, PhD, MPH; Leiyu Shi, DrPH, MBA, MPA; Jinsheng Zhu, MEc; Matthew BURKE, MD; Alek Sripipatana, PhD, MPH; Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH. Jan 2013
  • "Effects of Patient-Centered Medical Home Attributes on Patient Perceptions of Quality in Federally Supported Health Centers," manuscript number AFM-414-12 Version 3. ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE. Jan 2013

Prior to 2012

  • Bazemore, A, Burke M, Xierali I, Petterson S, Rinaldo J, Green LA, Puffer J. Establishing a baseline: Health information technology adoption among family medicine diplomates. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2011; (24)132.
  • Petterson S, Burke M, Phillips R, Teevan B. Accounting for Graduate Medical Education production of primary care physicians and general surgeons: Timing of measurement matters. Academic Medicine. 2011; (86)605-608.

Professional Activities:

  • MAFP:  Chair, Governmental Advocacy Committee-2013-present
  • Volunteer Professor, Health Systems, Policy, and Public Health for Clinicians, Georgetown University, 2013-2014
  • STFM FM Congressional Scholarship winner, 2013
  • Baltimore County Medical Society, Delegate, 2012-2013
  • Chair Appointment, MAFP Government Affairs Committee;  Sept, 2013
  • Awarded STFM Scholarship for new faculty to attend Family Medicine Congressional Conference (FMCC),  2013
  • Government Relations Representatives Meeting Workforce Issues, GU, 2013
  • MHCC Workgroup for the Practitioner Performance Measurement Project representative, 2013


  • Awarded Scholarship to the Family Medicine Congressional Congress, 2012