Dr Ruparna Khurana




Palliative Medicine (AIIMS)
RGCIRC, Delhi- worked as a senior resident in the department of radiation oncology from August
2016 to January 2019
IRCH,AIIMS,Delhi – worked as senior resident in the department of palliative medicine from Feb
2019 to March 2022
Worked as a freelancer palliative care physician with an NGO 24 7 Healthcare – Providing quality
home based palliative care and End of life care to patients in Delhi NCR
Dr Ruparna Khurana is a radiation oncologist by training and a palliative care physician by passion
and volition. Provides OPD, IPD and home-based palliative care services for all cancer patients to
facilitate impeccable assessment and management of symptoms throughout the cancer journey of
patients and their families ensuring a good quality of life. A compassionate and diligent physician
who is dedicated to understand patients’ and their families’ complex needs and issues and provide
them comfort from physical and psychological distress. Committed to make a difference in the lives
of patients and their families coping with cancer.
Presented abstracts and papers in national and international conferences of radiation oncology and
palliative medicine.
Multiple publications in indexed journals in important areas of research of radiotherapy and
palliative medicine
Contributed to textbook chapters on integration of palliative care in the ICU and End of life care.
Part of the workforce in development of End-of-Life Care policy document in AIIMS Delhi
CCEPC – certificate course in counselling of cancer patient : Joint certification by the Karunashraya
institute for Palliative Care Education and Research and Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
Fellowship Palliative Care (Institute of Palliative Medicine, Kozhikode and St Christopher’s Hospice
London) Winner of European association of palliative care (EAPC)/European Palliative care academy
(EUPCA) Leadership in education award 2021
AROI (Association of Radiation oncologists of India)
IAPC (Indian association of Palliative care)
ESMO (European society of Medical Oncology)

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