Digestive Health Institute



In the fight against GI disease, science matters. The basic and clinical research we do today plays a crucial role in better understanding, managing, and treating GI conditions tomorrow. Our path-breaking work empowers our dedicated team to better understand GI conditions, catch GI cancers sooner, and treat them more safely and efficiently, while maximizing the quality of life of our patients and their loved ones. 


patients each year

No. 26

in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery (U.S. News & World Report)


applicants each year for only four fellowship positions

Join our mission to transform the diagnosis, treatment, research, and education of diseases of the digestive tract and liver—and thus help transform lives.

Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD Dorrance H. Hamilton Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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You Make the Difference

The future of healthcare is constantly evolving. Philanthropy empowers us to stay ahead of the curve and deliver tangible, life-saving medical successes to thousands of GI patients. It allows visionary physicians to deliver world-class, next-generation patient care. It accelerates innovations from the lab to the clinic. It improves lives.

Your partnership will help advance our GI program to an entirely new level, improving the lives of tens of thousands of patients at Jefferson and far beyond.


Name: Stephen Smith
Position: Senior Vice President, Office of Institutional Advancement
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