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Cryoablation is associated with sustained, positive effects on atrial fibrillation progression
Research chair in cardiac anesthesiology poised to engage and inspire
A newly established research chair aims to improve care and experiences for hundreds of thousands of patients who require life-saving heart surgeries and procedures each year
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Heart Institute’s chief scientific officer among authors of cardiovascular health recommendations for Canadian health providers
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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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