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One of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute's mandates is to train the next generation of cardiovascular clinicians and researchers. Graduate students, fellows and residents join us from around the world to study and train with our world-class members. 

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Funding Opportunities

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Learning Opportunities

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“The Libin Institute provides an exceptional experience for trainees.”

Kate Bourne

PhD candidate

Looking for a supervisor?

Our members conduct basic, translational and clinical research across a variety of disciplines dealing with the cardiovascular system. If you are interested in obtaining a supervisor* at the Libin Cardiovascular Institute, please click the link below and tell us about yourself. 

*Positions are based on space availability and academic criteria.

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Our Initiatives

Two million Canadians have suffered cardiovascular disease or stroke. At $25 billion annually, the cost to our health care system is staggering, accounting for 10 per cent of total health care costs. The Libin Cardiovascular Institute is tackling these problems head on through world-class cardiovascular research, training and clinical care. 

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute’s four initiatives are at the heart of this work. They drive our research and ultimately enable us in our mission to improve cardiovascular outcomes for Albertans at all ages and stages of life.


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Precision Medicine Initiative

Our goal is to spark innovation to navigate the complexities of the human system so we can predict and prevent disease and provide more personalized care

Learn how the Libin Cardiovascular Institute is transforming health care

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Clinical Innovation Initiative

Our goal is to provide patients with tomorrow’s health care today by accelerating the speed of health care innovation and implementation

Learn how the Libin Cardiovascular Institute is improving patient care

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P2 Initiative

Our goal is to engage communities to help us identify, study and address the challenges impacting health

Learn how the Libin Cardiovascular Institute is improving cardiovascular health in our communities

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Women's Cardiovascular Health Initiative

Our goal is to improve the odds for women locally and globally by closing the gap in cardiovascular research, training and care

Learn how the Libin Cardiovascular Institute is advancing women’s cardiovascular health