Vision and Mission

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Provide the world with new diagnoses, treatments, and tools to help people prevent, manage, and survive the devastating consequences of heart failure.

Provide global leadership in the cardiac field and be a magnet for research and clinical talent.


Transform and dramatically improve the future of heart health for children, adults and families across Canada and around the world, through an integrated program of outstanding research, education, and clinical care.

Programs and Objectives

Eight new chairs, several new facilities, and specific programmatic thrusts in regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, systems biology, genomic medicine, patient home monitoring, biobanking, and an integrated set of clinical databases (among other initiatives) will be funded, and defined metrics will be used to assess progress and alignment with five core objectives:

  • Improved heart failure management
  • Revolutionary scientific advances
  • Global leadership
  • World-class talent
  • Financial sustainability

How we will achieve our vision? Click here.