About the Libin Cardiovascular Institute



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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Our Mission

We will leverage our unique capabilities to advance patient-centered, value-based “next” practices that will enhance patient reported outcomes, increase access to care, and improve quality at the same time as reducing costs

Our Vision

To lead and transform healthcare using precision cardiovascular health platforms.

What We Do

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute is a virtual institute that coordinates all cardiovascular science research, education and patient care in Southern Alberta. It serves a population of about two million people in Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Eastern British Columbia.

An entity of Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary, the institute has more than 175 members, including researchers, clinicians and clinician-researchers. 

Our members:

Educate and train the next generation of health-care providers and researchers.

Provide world-class treatment for patients. 

Conduct clinical and basic science research.  

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