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About VHIF Cardiac Research at Victoria Heart Institute Foundation

The Victoria Heart Institute Foundation (VHIF) was founded as a not-for-profit society in 1988 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Since its inception, VHIF has been actively involved in many clinical research trials, most of which have been published in peer review journals.

VHIF supports a wide range of activities related to cardiovascular research, including:

  • Cardiovascular drug and device clinical trials.
  • Continuing medical education.
  • Training and learning opportunities for graduate trainees in cardiovascular medicine.
  • Publishing research results in medical journals.

Contributions by VHIF

In addition to the contributions made to cardiovascular clinical knowledge through research activities, VHIF helps in a number of ways, including:

  • Contributing medical equipment and supplies to local hospitals.
  • Providing funds to support patient-care related original research projects in local hospitals and at the local university.
  • Providing support to local charitable organizations and fundraising events.
  • Contributing towards continuing medical education for hospital staff.


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