The Foundation University Institute for Primary Health Care Research Jordi Gol i Gurina (IDIAPJGol) is a center of reference in research and promotion of health at the first level of care that aims to promote and develop innovation, clinical research, epidemiology and in health services in the field of primary care. We also offer training to generate knowledge, disseminate results and transfer them to clinical practice to contribute efficiency to the health system and to promote and to improve health of people.
The Jordi Gol i Gurina Foundation was created in 1996 by the Catalan Institute of Health, in order to promote and manage innovation, training, teaching and clinical research, epidemiology and health services in the field of primary care. Since 2006 it has been called Foundation Institute for Primary Health Care Research Jordi Gol i Gurina (IDIAPJGol). In 2010 it was assigned to the UAB as a university institute for primary care research.
Its name comes from Dr. Jordi Gol i Gurina (1924-1985), physicians of people.