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Rachel Klinedinst, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN

Rachel Klinedinst

Doctoral Type:

DNP Student


DNP Executive


Rachel Klinedinst is a nurse practitioner and co-director of the inpatient Palliative Care Service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She recently piloted an outpatient palliative care clinic in the Penn Heart and Vascular Center, where she provided psychosocial support, symptom management, and advance care planning services to patients with heart failure and other cardiac diagnoses. She is the facilitator of a Palliative Care Champion group for intensive care nurses at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and has led a variety of educational initiatives to improve the quality of end-of-life care in the health system.