May 8, 2020
Mother’s Day is an important day to show our love and appreciation for the mothers and mother figures in our lives. This year, with the ongoing efforts to combat COVID-19, Mother’s Day will be unlike any other.
As families prepare to celebrate...
April 28, 2020
We are moving towards universal masking when social distancing can’t be practiced. This includes our patients coming in for an appointment. During this pandemic, there is a shortage of surgical masks available to the public, which is why we are...
April 24, 2020
Researchers want to understand your experiences in this challenging time
Researchers at the Heart Institute and partnering hospitals want to examine the psychological, social, and financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and determine what helps...
April 21, 2020
This is a joint message from Ottawa’s medical chiefs of staff
As the community continues to follow physical distancing recommendations from Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa area hospitals want to remind the public to continue to come to hospital if you...
April 7, 2020
Patients: Start your search here
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has amassed a wealth of information, tools and resources for patients who have questions about COVID-19.
March 23, 2020
In a joint statement released last week, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and six other hospitals in the region announced the...
March 16, 2020
March 13, 2020
In light of COVID-19, and in keeping with our mission to always put patients first, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute is cancelling all outpatient classes, support groups and workshops, effective Monday, March 16, until further notice. The...
February 18, 2020
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be one of the greatest global health threats facing women. In Canada, CVD in women is under-diagnosed, under-treated, under-supported, and under-researched, and people are under-aware.
The Canadian Women’s...
January 31, 2020
Heart disease is the number one killer of women in Canada, yet women are often understudied, undertreated, and underdiagnosed.
The Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre (CWHHC) at the University of Ottawa...