Women@Heart Program

In 2013 The University of Ottawa Heart Institute launched the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre (CWHHC) because some startling metrics began to emerge with respect to women’s heart health. For example, 70% of what we know about heart disease is as a result of...

Dear Patient Alumni Members

Dear patient alumni members: Thank you very much for supporting our “Survey of Patient-Centered Outcomes”. We received a great number of responses (1015 during the survey period!) and have used them to compile a purely patient-defined quality of life surrogate called...

LUCAS – Portable Chest Compression System

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute has recently purchased a chest compression device called the LUCAS (Lund University Cardiac Assist System) with the assistance of the Ottawa Heart Patient Alumni. High quality chest compressions are of critical importance for...

Atrial Fibrillation Exercise Study

Do you have persistent or permanent Atrial Fibrillation? To learn more about your health, join our Exercise Study!     It seeks to compare the effectiveness of two exercise programs (moderate-intensity continuous exercise or high-intensity interval exercise)...
Team Heart at Ottawa Race Weekend!

Team Heart at Ottawa Race Weekend!

It’s not too late to join Team Heart at Ottawa Race Weekend! Make 2018 your year to attend Ottawa Race weekend with the Heart Institute’s Team Heart including staff, patients, alumni, friends, and family on May 26. Team members will be supported along the...