A Career that Changes Lives

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. Our dedicated staff works every day to improve the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

At MHIF, we conduct more than 100 research studies annually, and publish and present our work in leading cardiovascular journals and at conferences. Every year, hospitals and practitioners around the world adopt MHIF protocols to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for those with cardiovascular disease.

MHIF Values

Joining the MHIF team means building a career on work that changes lives. Our values are reflective of the type of work and workplace we strive for:

  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence

We look for candidates who embody these values as well and those who would thrive and contribute to a rich and dedicated team of professionals. Our work is fast paced and the results are paying off. The understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease has been transformed due to the efforts of MHIF staff over the last 30+ years.

Be Part of the Team

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation offers a competitive compensation and benefit package to eligible employees, including medical and dental insurance, HSA contribution, life insurance, disability coverage and tuition reimbursement. In addition, MHIF is proud to provide employees with a generous 401(k) match contribution.

As an organization focused on eradicating heart disease and improving overall health, MHIF has an active Wellness Committee, which offers tools and encouragement for employees to achieve optimal health.

MHIF has also recently been named a 2021 Top Workplace by the Star Tribune.

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Employee Voices

Read employee stories below to learn more about MHIF’s culture and employment growth opportunities.

Aisha Ahmed

MHIF Provided a Place to Grow and Thrive as She Pursued Her Professional Dreams in Health Care

To say former MHIF employee Aisha Ahmed has strong ambition and drive would be something of a huge understatement. While the Twin Cities native left MHIF in September 2020 to attend the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her 10-year plan includes hopefully rejoining the MHIF family. She plans to complete two master's degrees in physician assistant studies and public health, gain clinical experience working as a physician assistant in the cardiology field, attain her MBA, and then her Read More

Chris Gitter

MHIF Helping to Grow the Next Generation of Health Care Professionals

For recent college graduate Chris Gitter, he’s known for a long time that he wanted to pursue a career in medicine. A native of Mendota Heights, Minn., Chris was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia at age 2 and underwent chemotherapy until the age of 5.

“The doctors and treatment teams did such a good job taking care of me — that’s always motivated me,” said Chris, who made a full recovery from his childhood cancer. “Medicine has always been an interest of mine and once I got to college Read More