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Your Donations Support Breakthroughs in Cardiovascular Health

About
The Ottawa Heart Institute

Since 1976, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute has shaped the way cardiovascular medicine is practiced, revolutionizing cardiac treatment, expanding knowledge of cardiovascular health, and translating discoveries into advanced world-class care.

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“The Heart Institute saved my life and I now feel healthier than I have in 10 years! Our support is crucial to the success of the Institute and to ensure we keep this state-of-the-art institution growing in our community.”

Brian Kilrea

Hockey Legend and Former Coach
Triple Bypass Surgery, 2012

We Spend Every Second of
Our Lives Saving Yours

Our Impact

115,000+

patients are treated in our facilitY every year

50%

reduction in death as a result of STEMI Heart Attacks, thanks to our unique region-wide protocol

100+

clinical trials are regularly underway, introducing new methods of care

Every Dollar Counts

Women’s Heart Health Matters

Women are at greater risk than ever when it comes to cardiovascular health. In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women in Canada, claiming even more lives than breast cancer. That’s why the Ottawa Heart Institute continues its ground-breaking research to bridge the gender gap in heart health.

Helping Hearts Beat Stronger

Saving Lives Around the World

The Heart Institute brings the world’s best to Ottawa, and gives back to the world through our ongoing collaborations and global impact projects.
Below is a sample of places our vision has touched.

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