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Rachel A. Nathan, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Dr. Nathan received her MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ.  She then completed a residency in internal medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, followed by a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the University at Buffalo-Jacobs School of Medicine.


Dr. Nathan is an active member involved in patient care with the Palliative Medicine team.  She also participates in developing medical student curriculum, the Ethics Committee, and the critical care communication workshop.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Advanced care planning, serious illness communication, symptom management