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Chicago Magazine: 2021 Top Doctors

Chicago Magazine: 2021 Top Doctors

16 Northwestern Medicine doctors were designated as Top Doctor for 2021 by Chicago Magazine, more than any other system for GI care. 14 of which are located at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Medicine Mentors Podcast: “Don’t be Afraid to Be Wrong” with Dr. John Pandolfino

Medicine Mentors Podcast: “Don’t be Afraid to Be Wrong” with Dr. John Pandolfino

John Pandolfino MD is the Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine and the Hans Popper Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Pandolfino remembers his mentor and role model, Dr. Lewis Landsberg, being the perfect physician. “We never saw him miss a diagnosis or not be right.” Yet, one piece of advice Dr. Pandolfino received from Dr. Landsberg was “Don’t be afraid to be wrong.” And this is a mindset that he has carried with him throughout his career.

Wishing you a happy and health holiday season! See our 2020 Funded Research and Donor Appreciation Report

Wishing you a happy and health holiday season! See our 2020 Funded Research and Donor Appreciation Report

The Board of Directors, Science Advisory Council and Staff would like to thank you for your continued support of the Digestive Health Foundation in 2020—and send a very special thank you to all of our 2020 DHF Gala Donors. We are humbled and grateful, especially during these difficult times.

With your valued support, we are transforming digestive disease into digestive health for patients and their loved ones at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center and beyond.

Be part of a better future for digestive health

Be part of a better future for digestive health

While we all find ourselves in uncertain times with the current Coronavirus pandemic, the importance of medical research and education has never been more vital.

Despite the challenges of fundraising this past year, DHF continues its efforts to fight a spectrum of digestive disorders, from colon and pancreatic cancers to Crohn’s disease and swallowing disorders.

Gastroenterology Learning Network: Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Named Master of American College of Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology Learning Network: Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Named Master of American College of Gastroenterology

Stephen B. Hanauer, the Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine and the medical director of the Digestive Disease Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and Section Editor for Inflammatory Bowel Disease for our own Gastroenterology Learning Network, was named a Master of the American College of Gastroenterology at the ACG 2020 Virtual Clinical Meeting and Postgraduate Course.

Medscape Education: Eosinophilic GI Diseases Beyond the Esophagus featuring DHC physician Dr. Nirma Gonsalves

Medscape Education: Eosinophilic GI Diseases Beyond the Esophagus featuring DHC physician Dr. Nirma Gonsalves

Eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) are serious, chronic, inflammatory digestive disorders that affect both children and adults. Lengthy diagnostic delays are common in EGIDs and they often result in disease progression and missed treatment opportunities. In this virtual, interactive CME event, 3 experts will discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of EGIDs.

RPM Virtual Wine Tasting: A Taste of the Mediterranean to Benefit DHF

RPM Virtual Wine Tasting: A Taste of the Mediterranean to Benefit DHF

The Digestive Health Foundation Ambassador Board invites you to join us on Friday, August 7th from the comfort of your own home for a virtual tasting tour of the Mediterranean. RPM Wine Director, Richard Hanauer, and RPM Executive Chef, Eddie Ishaq, will take you on an exciting and delicious wine and food journey through this famed region.

DHF Mind, Body, & Gut: Stay Calm & Feel Well Event

DHF Mind, Body, & Gut: Stay Calm & Feel Well Event

In honor of World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day (IBD), the Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) Ambassador Board hosted an engaging chat with two digestive health experts about ways to stay healthy during the stay-at-home order. Click to view the online panel and learn tips and tricks for getting nutrients and how mindful eating can work for you!

2020 Digestive Health Foundation Gala Update

2020 Digestive Health Foundation Gala Update

First and foremost, we hope you and your families are safe and well during this challenging time. In an abundance of caution regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Digestive Health Foundation Gala scheduled for May 30, 2020 has been cancelled.

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