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Irwin & Joan Jacobs
Irwin & Joan Jacobs
We believe the Center for Health Innovation at UC San Diego Health will lead the development of new ideas and digital tools that measurably improve health quality and patient care for a broad population — creating a model for other hospitals nationally.”
Irwin Jacobs, co-founder, Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Qualcomm and a founding faculty member of UC San Diego

By supporting our pioneering projects at the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for Health Innovation (JCHI), you have the power to help us transform the healthcare landscape. Your support leads to:

  • Impactful Innovation: Our digital health projects are at the forefront of revolutionizing healthcare delivery, diagnosis and treatment. By investing in JCHI, you’re supporting initiatives that have the potential to improve patient outcomes, enhance healthcare access, and streamline processes for healthcare providers.

  • Ethical and Social Responsibility: Our donors are contributing to the greater good by supporting initiatives that prioritize patient-centric care, equity, and accessibility.

  • Donor Involvement Opportunities (Individual or Corporate)

  1. Sponsor a novel AI project led by world-class UC San Diego faculty, students, and technologists.

  2. Fund the kick off, acceleration, or scaling of a JCHI project.

  3. Sponsor a community team/student/non-profit team.

Join us in pioneering the future of healthcare through innovative digital health solutions. Together, we can drive meaningful change and create a healthier, more connected society. For more information, please contact Jeffrey Pan, Co-Director, Jacobs Center for Health Innovation, at jep041@​health.​ucsd.​edu or Kathy Kiyan, Director of Development and Strategic Advisor, UC San Diego Health Sciences Board of Advisors, at kkiyan@​ucsd.​edu.