Heart Institute reaches incredible milestone: Completes 700th heart transplant

OTTAWA, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – Despite the challenges imposed on hospitals in Canada and around the world by the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of doctors, surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) pulled off an incredible feat, successfully completing

National Alliance reveals shocking truths about the world’s leading killer of women

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the country’s leading cause of premature death in women. The Canadian Women’s Heart Health Alliance (CWHHA), a national network of women’s heart health experts and advocates powered by the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre (CWHHC) at the University of Ottawa Heart

Lianne Laing Appointed Executive Director of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Lianne Laing as the new executive director, effective June 30, 2020. Lianne Laing joins the Foundation after a successful broadcasting career at CTV/Bell Media Ottawa, and more recently as a communications

Ottawa area hospitals postpone non-urgent surgeries, procedures and programming to prepare for COVID-19

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve locally, Ottawa area hospitals are taking further action to ensure the health and safety of patients, families and our workforce. In-line with guidance from the Ontario Ministry of Health, hospitals in the Ottawa area are taking a planned approach to