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The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni is seeking new members to join its Board of Directors.

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Welcome. The Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni was established in 1989. Since then, more than 8,000 former patients and their families have maintained an association with the Heart Institute through the Alumni.

In 2016, in light of expanded focus on patient engagement across the health care system, and of the recently launched UOHI Strategic Plan, Stronger Together, the Patient Alumni is in the midst of realigning its activities and resources to better reflect this change in landscape.

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$100,000

Patient Beds 2003, 2004

$20,000

Annually for Heart Health Education Centre

$31,000

STEMI Cooling Blankets 2010

$180,000

H4 Patient Telemetry System 2011

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New & Events

April Cooking Event

Our next cooking event will focus on healthy, delicious summer recipes including summer salads, appetizers, desserts and dinners.

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Heart Institute to Change Phone and Fax Numbers

Between March 26 and April 5, 2017, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute will be implementing a new telephone system to enhance accessibility to its services, and to provide teams and staff with a modern communication system.

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Diet & Nutrition

April Cooking Event

Our next cooking event will focus on healthy, delicious summer recipes including summer salads, appetizers, desserts and dinners.

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Strawberry Angel Puff

Made-ahead and frozen, these easy-to-prepare individual desserts are great to have on hand, ready to bake for a few minutes before serving.

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Super Salad

Ottawa Heart Institute Patient Alumni Cooking Event January 16, 2017

Super Salad

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Fitness & Wellness

Vial of Life

The Vial of Life is the least expensive project funded by the Ottawa Heart Institute’s Patient Alumni association at $0.60 per unit, yet it is highly effective and potentially life-saving.

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It Takes 26 Seconds

Disponible seulement en anglais With Dr. Andrew Pipe of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. www.ottawamodel.ca...

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Member Stories

Lise Grant

I am so sorry that it has taken me so long to write this. Life sometimes gets ahead of us and buries emails.

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Victoria E Mosonyi

Thanks to the staff of doctors and nurses and their dedication Victoria Mosonyi is alive and has a second chance to her life.

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Joseph Lunn

I have spent most of 2015 here at the Heart Institute. It is my home away from home.

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Diane Burton

Join me as I share with you some of my lessons learned and how I’m living heart disease now.

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scotiabank

We thank Scotiabank for the generous contribution they made to the Institute as it moves towards the expansion of its patient care facilities.

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