Education: at the heart of the Institute’s mission
Foundation - July 27, 2020
Year after year, the Institute’s internationally renowned fellowship program welcomes over a dozen foreign medical specialists who wish to hone their skills in cardiovascular care. In addition to being an unparalleled personal experience for these health professionals, this complementary training program allows them to make a difference in the lives of the 68,000 patients who walk through the doors of the Institute each year.
BRAIN-AF Study: Reducing cognitive decline caused by atrial fibrillation
Foundation - July 14, 2020
BRAIN-AF, led by Dr. Lena Rivard, a physician researcher specialized in cardiology and electrophysiology at the Institute, is the first study in the world to suggest a link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive impairment.
Yoga and heart health: when namasté meets health
Foundation - June 26, 2020
A healthy, active lifestyle is essential for good cardiovascular health. For sports lovers, it’s simple: a little dip in the pool over lunch hour, a spinning session after work or a good healthy walk in the evening, and you’re covered. But what if you don’t have the interest or ability to do sustained physical exercise like cycling, jogging or martial arts?
The da Vinci Xi surgical robot: at the heart of success
Foundation - May 21, 2020
Through the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi surgical robot, the Montreal Heart Institute became the first medical establishment in Canada to devote this type of technology exclusively to cardiac surgery. An object of fascination and curiosity, the robot allows the Institute to work with next-level techniques and maintain its position as a leader in the field of precision medicine.
5 good reasons to give
Foundation - March 16, 2020
Why do people agree to give to an organization? Here are our top 5 reasons for their choice.