Rashmi Khadilkar, MD, HMDC completed medical school, Internal Medicine residency, and Rheumatology fellowship at Temple University in Philadelphia. Over time, her interest in the care of seriously ill patients drew her to Palliative Care. In 2013, she received a 2-year Hearst Foundation Fellowship to complete training in Palliative Care and Geriatrics at the University of Rochester.

She now practices as a palliative care physician at UR Medicine/Highland Hospital and is the Associate Medical Director of UR Medicine Hospice. An Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, she is board-certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Geriatrics, and Internal Medicine and is credentialed by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board.

She enjoys reading, singing (mostly showtunes and 80s music), and “running.” She lives with her husband, two children, two cats, and a lot of tropical fish.​