Dr. Avani Prabhakar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a specialist in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Her clinical interest includes specialized care for seriously ill patients.
She earned her medical degree MBBS from Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Gujarat State, India and completed her residency training at East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine and Wayne State University School of Medicine.
She completed Masters in Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health with concentration in Epidemiological and Biostatistical Methods for Public Health and Clinical Research.
Dr. Prabhakar is a Fellow of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Fellow of American College of Physicians.
Dr. Prabhakar’s interests are Narrative Medicine and Mindfulness Meditation. She leads three-part Narrative Medicine workshop for the Section of Palliative Medicine Professional development educational series and sponsors two weeks Narrative Medicine elective for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows. She is currently in class of 2023 Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program training with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.