Alonzo South Alonzo South is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Alonzo South is the Senior Director of Community Engagement at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In this role, Alonzo leads efforts related to our new Healthier Together initiative, which aims to address the health challenges that are prevalent in neighborhoods surrounding our hospital. Alonzo also leads our efforts in civic partnerships, advances strategies for local workforce development, advocates for the expansion of our Supplier Diversity Program, and advances our population health goals in the Philadelphia community. As Senior Director of Community Engagement, Alonzo oversees the Office of Community Relations, which manages employee volunteer initiatives, community service grants, community health initiatives, and community relations compliance and reporting. Prior to joining CHOP, Alonzo was a Strategy Consultant with Accenture, where he specialized in healthcare and mergers and acquisitions. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Rutgers University. Alonzo is passionate about Philadelphia and serves on the Mayor's Office of Public Engagement’s Millennial Advisory Committee and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Public Participation Task Force. Education and Training Undergraduate DegreeBS in Marketing and Spanish - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Graduate DegreeMBA in Strategic Management and Business & Public Policy - The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Titles and Academic Titles Senior Director, Community Engagement Departments and Services Community Relations Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments. Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.