Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc

IDHER is committed to advancing digestive health by providing training opportunities, research initiatives and grants.

aka Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc   |   NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ   |  https://www.innovativedigestivehealth.org/

Mission

A non-profit organization dedicated to educational activities and clinical research initiatives for digestive disorders. Our goal is to foster minimally invasive therapeutic procedures for maximum efficacy and safety; while lowering the financial burden on the community’s healthcare costs. We are committed to improving quality of life and decreasing overall mortality.

Ruling year info

2019

CEO

Michel Kahaleh

Main address

135 SOMERSET ST APT 920

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ 08901 USA

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EIN

83-2322824

NTEE code info

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Continuing Medical Education

• Organize continuing medical education training materials, medical courses/conferences, interactive videos, & live/hands-on clinical educational initiatives for Gastroenterologists.
• Develop, implement & manage multispecialty clinical & translational research initiatives.
• Submit educational grants and clinical research grants to biopharma/biodevice sponsors, foundations, academic & government agencies.

Population(s) Served
Adults
People with diseases and illnesses

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Foundation for Interventional and Therapeutic Endoscopy FITE 2021

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Gastroenterologists, nurses, patients undergoing endoscopy, researchers, drug and devices representatives

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Added new pages on the website with clear information. Added new outcomes measurements to conferences. Added Continuing medical education accreditation to educational events. Add recorded course for posterity and repeat viewing for fellows, trainees, and physicians.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, It is hard to come up with good questions to ask people,

Financials

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Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc

Board of directors
as of 04/03/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Michel Kahaleh

Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc

Term: 2018 -

Monica Gaidhane

Innovative Digestive Health Education and Research Inc

Avik Sarkar

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Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/3/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 12/31/2019

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.