Dr. Dalembert is an attending physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Associate Director of the Center for Health Equity and a Faculty Scholar at the CHOP PolicyLab and a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. He serves as an Associate Program Director for the CHOP Pediatrics Residency Program.

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 teaching in the inpatient, ambulatory, and classroom settings for residents and medical students.

Dr. Dalembert is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, with a concentration in Psychology. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at CHOP, subsequently serving as a chief resident. He went on to receive 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 Foundation Clinical Scholars Program).

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL


Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, (Chief Resident)

Graduate Degree

MS in Health Policy Research - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

Associate Director, Center for Health Equity


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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Adolescent health
Health equity
Increasing patient/family engagement in the primary care setting