About us

Who we are

Canada’s trusted resource on digestive health. Committed to providing useful, up-to-date information and research to help Canadians better manage digestive conditions and live healthier lives.


To reduce suffering and improve quality of life by providing trusted, accessible, and accurate information about digestive health and disease.


To empower all Canadians to manage their digestive health with confidence and optimism.

CDHF’s Association - CAG

The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology is CDHF’s association. Over 1100 members including gastroenterologists, surgeons, pediatricians, basic scientists and nurses comprise the Association. The CAG provides professional gastroenterological education and funding opportunities for gastrointestinal health and disease research, and more recently, has advocated for improved timeliness and quality of digestive health care for Canadians. Learn More