Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 37 years, we’ve been a world-class cardiovascular research and education organization committed to making the impossible possible for our patients.
Patients are at the heart of our mission. We provide:
•Hope for patients, improving their well-being and life expectancy
•Hope for their children, siblings, parents and families
•Hope for new treatment options
•Hope for a world without heart and vascular disease
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Every year, exciting breakthroughs and new discoveries stem from our research. These important findings advance medical knowledge, improving the health and lives of millions of people worldwide.
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Dr. Craig Strauss, a research cardiologist at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and physician with Minneapolis Heart Institute® (MHI), has been awarded the 2020 Dr. Bruce E Linderholm award from Abbott Northwestern Hospital (ANW).
Dr. Retu Saxena elected next President of the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Dr. Retu Saxena’s term will begin in March 2022 and she will serve a concomitant role as Minnesota representative on the American College of Cardiology Board of Governors.
February is American Heart Month! Learn more about the events you can get involved in to celebrate Heart Month.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
MHIF invites you to join a community of SCAD survivors during this unique webinar series! You’ll hear from patients and physicians as we share experiences and perspective, including managing stress and overall wellness.
By participating in our Hope, Health & Humor – at home edition party, you can help us inspire important women in your life to take care of their hearts, learn more about women’s heart health and help us raise awareness of the #ResearchHer cause.
Join us for an interactive hands-on physician-to-physician training workshop focused on increasing the competence in CT planning for transcatheter mitral valve interventions.