Dr. Rati Godrej graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1988 and completed her training in Internal Medicine from Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She has been living in Mumbai India since 1991. Her professional experience in India has included being a clinical consultant for the U.S. Consulate Medical Unit in Mumbai India from 1994 till 2014 and a deputy medical director for the Asian Heart Hospital from 2009 to 2011. She has served on the Ethics Committee of the Tata Memorial Hospital and served as a board member for ICTPH, a public health organization committed to creating innovations to improve the access and quality of health care in rural India.
She is currently a member of the Board of Advisors for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health India Center in Mumbai, India. She is a trustee for The Foundation for Research in Community Health and on the board of trustees for the Framjee Cawasjee Institute in Mumbai, an institute founded in 1862, which provides financial assistance to low income students in local schools and colleges to support them in achieving their educational and professional goals.