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Rachel Diamond, M.D., M.S.

Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-8762

Office: (585) 276-4585

Fax: (585) 273-1079

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Dr. Diamond's clinical interest is in the care for children with complex chronic illness as well as terminal illness both in the hospital and community settings. She is also interested in outpatient general pediatric medicine as well as resident wellness and education.

Research

Dr. Diamond's research interests are in better understanding the characteristics and needs of children and their families receiving Palliative Care in the community setting. She is also interested in utilization of and satisfaction with Palliative Care services in the ICU setting.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

2005
BA | Connecticut College
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2012
MS | Albany Medical College
Bioethics

2012
MD | Israel-Tel Aviv University - Sackler School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 09/21/2017
Fellowship in Palliative Care at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2013 - 06/23/2016
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/12/2012 - 06/24/2013
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Publications

Journal Articles

2017
Khurana P; Diamond R; Quill T. ". "I'm ready to die, so what options do I have?" Exploring Palliative Sedation and Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking as Last Resort Options." The Maryland Medical Journal. 2017; 17(4): 24-26.

2010
Vanderburg CR; Davis DA; Diamond RE; Kao PF; Delalle I. "Capzb2 protein expression in the brains of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease." Journal of Translational Neuroscience. 2010; 1(1): 55-58.

2009
Ferland RJ; Batiz LF; Neal J; Lian G; Bundock E; Lu J; Hsiao YC; Diamond R; Mei D; Banham AH; Brown PJ; Vanderburg CR; Joseph J; Hecht JL; Folkerth R; Guerrini R; Walsh CA; Rodriguez EM; Sheen VL. "Disruption of neural progenitors along the ventricular and subventricular zones in periventricular heterotopias." Human Molecular Genetics 2009;18:497-516. 2009; : 497-516.

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