Gilbert Davis, MHA

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Gilbert Davis is Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Gilbert Davis serves as Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

In this new role at CHOP, Gilbert leads the development of our enterprise diversity strategy with a particular focus on the workforce, workplace and community. He brings a patient-centric approach to diversity and inclusion and will leverage expertise and partnerships with the CHOP Research Institute, the Practice Plans and others across the CHOP enterprise.

Previously serving as Assistant Vice President and Associate Chief Information Officer at CHOP, Gilbert is a seasoned executive who joined CHOP in 2007. Over his career, he has developed successful talent acquisition strategies and pipeline programs that create opportunities for employees of color. Gilbert is also a longtime member of CHOP’s Diversity Council and previously served as Executive Sponsor for the LGBTQ+ Pride Resource Group. 

Gilbert received his BS in Health Information Management from Temple University and his MS in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s University.

He currently serves as an Advisory Board member of a local university’s HIT Program and on the Advisory Board for a nationally known medical and health education publishing company based in Atlanta, Georgia. His community service also includes service as a fiduciary Board Director for a non-profit that prepares children for college and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. A native Philadelphian, Gilbert now resides in Delaware.

Titles and Academic Titles

Vice President

Chief Diversity Officer

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