Recognized for lifelong achievement, Dr. Terrence Ruddy shines light back on others
A pillar in the world of nuclear medicine, Dr. Ruddy said: “People make all the difference.” Read it in The Beat.
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Welcome Dr. Hugo Monteiro Neder Issa and Dr. Hanh Nguyen
Research: Where your care begins
Research at the Heart Institute is so seamlessly integrated with clinical care, you might say it’s in our D-N-A. We invite you to discover our scientific priorities, Heart teams and innovation hubs.
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The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is intensifying masking requirements for patients and visitors effective September 11, 2023

About Us

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has flourished into one of Canada’s most distinguished heart health centres for the unparalleled care it provides to its patients, a world-renowned research Institute that brings science from bench to bedside, and the country’s main influencer when it comes to preventing heart disease. Its promise remains the very pillar on which it was built: Always putting patients first.

Further Together: Our Strategic Plan

A video overview of our 2020-2024 strategic plan.

Watch Further Together, a video overview of our 2020-2024 strategic plan.

Built on the heels of Stronger Together, our 2015-2019 strategic plan, and despite the challenges imposed by COVID-19, our new plan promises to propel us even further.

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A Rich History

From the beginning, our successes have been many and varied: shaping the way cardiovascular medicine is practiced, revolutionizing cardiac treatment, expanding knowledge of cardiovascular health, and translating discoveries into advanced care.

UOHI timeline from 1976 to 2020

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