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George Dalembert, MD, MSHP
George Dalembert
Faculty Scholar, CHOP PolicyLab

Dr. Dalembert’s academic and research interests include adolescent health, health equity, and increasing patient/family engagement in the primary care setting. He also has a passion for medical education and engages in curricular design, as well as directly teaching residents and medical students.



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Dr. Dalembert’s academic and research areas of interest include adolescent health, health equity, and increasing patient/family engagement in the primary care setting. He utilizes qualitative, hypothesis-generating research to inform pragmatic quality improvement and innovation in primary care service delivery, with a goal of advancing holistic improvements in patient health.

Dr. Dalembert also has a passion for medical education. He engages in curricular design in implicit bias and quality improvement, as well as direct teaching in the inpatient, ambulatory, and classroom settings for residents and medical students.

He is a member of the CHOP Possibilities Project team, a pediatric primary care innovation and redesign initiative.

Dr. Dalembert completed his residency training at CHOP, subsequently serving as a chief resident. He earned a Master of Science in Health Policy Research from the University of Pennsylvania as part of the National Clinician Scholars Program (formerly Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program).

Education and Training

MD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2013

MS, University of Pennsylvania (Health Policy Research), 2019

BA, Yale University (Philosophy)

Titles and Academic Titles

Faculty Scholar, CHOP PolicyLab

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Associate Program Director, CHOP Pediatrics Residency Program

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Attending Physician

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

Academic Pediatrics Association

Publication Highlights

Dalembert G, Samba I, Miller VA, Ford CA, Fiks AG. Perspectives of Urban Adolescent Black Males and Their Parents on Well Care. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Aug; [Epub ahead of print]; S1876-2859(20)30494-0. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2020.08.018
Dalembert G. Let's Truly Engage Patients to Drive Health Care Innovation. Penn LDI Blog. 2018 Apr; Health Policy$ense
Johnson TJ, Ellison AM, Dalembert G, Fowler J, Dhingra M, Shaw K, Ibrahim S. Implicit Bias in Pediatric Academic Medicine. J Natl Med Assoc. 2017 Jan; 109(3): 156-163. PMID: 28987244
Dalembert G, Brosco, JP. Do politics affect prevalence? An overview and the case of cerebral palsy. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Jan; 34(5): 369-374. PMID: 23751888