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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-0121

Fax: (585) 756-8054

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Palliative Care, Pediatrics


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.


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.



MD | Sackler School of Medicine (Tel Aviv University)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 09/21/2017
Fellowship 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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Journal Articles

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.

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.

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.