Dana Dombrowski, MSW, LSW is a social worker and the psychosocial program coordinator on the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from the University of Connecticut and earned a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dana has worked at CHOP for over 15 years, dedicating her career in medical social work toward families facing complex and sometimes life limiting medical issues. In addition to direct clinical support of patients and families, Dana is responsible for supporting and managing the psychosocial team on PACT, which includes two additional social workers, a child life specialist, art therapist, chaplain, and bereavement coordinator.
“I am so lucky to work with an amazing team that has dedicated their lives and careers to support families who have children with complex illness and our bereaved families. It is an honor and privilege to work with families as they encounter some of the most challenging times in their lives. They have taught me so much about love, endurance and courage. Each patient and family has a unique and important story to tell and it is our job to truly and genuinely listen to them.
Education and Training
MSW - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
BSW in Human Development and Family Studies - University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Titles and Academic Titles
Social Worker and Psychosocial Program Coordinator, Justin Michael Ingerman Center for Palliative Care
Departments and Services
Patient Experience Ratings
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