Rafael Rivera, MD MBA, is the Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid at NYU School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Radiology. Dr. Rivera received his BS from Cornell University, MD from Cornell University Medical College, and his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. He completed both his residency training in Diagnostic Radiology and subsequent fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology at NYU. Dr. Rivera has been an active member of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, having founded the national Junior Society for Pediatric Radiology when he was a junior attending, chaired several committees, and most recently served on the Board of the Directors and as board examiner for the national radiology oral board exam. His clinical interests focus on pediatric body MRI, in particular the MR imaging of peripheral vascular anomalies. Dr. Rivera now focuses most of his efforts on the operations, marketing and strategy of the admissions and financial aid office.