Philip Scribano, DO, MSCE

Physician | Director of Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | Program Director of the Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship Program

Philip Scribano, DO, MSCE is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Director of Safe Place: Center for Child Protection and Health, and Program Director for the Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Scribano obtained his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ- School of Osteopathic Medicine and Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.  He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  He is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.

Dr. Scribano has devoted his scholarly efforts in the areas of epidemiology and prevention of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence, technology use in healthcare, and health services to children in foster care.  He has published over 80 original articles and book chapters, and has been funded for multiple program and research grants from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control, U.S. Administration on Children and Families, and U.S. Department of Justice, as well as generous private foundations for this work. He has served in various roles on multiple national and international committees and organizations, and is currently serving on the board of directors of Prevent Child Abuse America.