At the confluence of cardiovascular research, education and care

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute coordinates all cardiovascular research, clinical care and education in southern Alberta. 

Cardiovascular patients: Please seek treatment!

Cardiovascular conditions are the No. 1 killer globally, far surpassing any deaths from infectious diseases. Yet during the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a large drop in the number of cardiovascular patients seeking treatment. 

Unfortunately, your cardiovascular symptoms won't go away, and delaying treatment might cause serious harm and even death, so please don't avoid treatment due to fears over the coronavirus. Our physicians and health care providers are here to help you, so please let us by seeking treatment. 

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Caroline Hatcher stepping down from her role in the Dept. of Cardiac Sciences

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After over a decade as executive director of Cardiac Sciences at FMC, Caroline Hatcher is stepping down to take on a new challenge. She is leaving a legacy in patient care, leadership and quality improvement that won’t soon be forgotten.


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Cardiac surgery resident and doctoral candidate receives prestigious Vanier scholarship

Ali Fatehi Hassanabad says work ethic, support system behind accolade...

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Perseverance, strength of character key to Vanier scholar’s success

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Libin researcher taking on new provincial role

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New recruit to Cumming School of Medicine’s Libin Cardiovascular Institute saves man’s life — twice

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