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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Participants will learn from industry-leading cardiovascular imaging physicians, clinicians and technologists who will present the most current principles, techniques, risks and limitations of different cardiovascular imaging modalities.
Framework Published for National Multicenter Collaborative Effort to Improve Cardiovascular Care for Patients
MHIF announced a publication outlining the inception of the Cardiovascular Quality Improvement and Care Innovation Consortium (CV-QUIC), a collaboration between health centers from across the United States. Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH, cardiologist and researcher at MHIF, is the lead author of the publication and original researcher involved in spearheading the CV-QUIC.
On Dec. 16, 2020, MHIF announced Dr. Emmanouil (Manos) Brilakis as the recipient of the Robert G. Hauser Leadership Award and Dr. Jay Sengupta as the recipient of the Ray Bentdahl Distinguished Service Award.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join us for On the Pulse, a series of online cardiovascular updates from physician leaders in research and care at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute® addressing latest advancements and current challenges.
On Feb. 20, 195 people attended our educational event, The Mechanics of a Healthy Heart, at Minnesota Valley Country Club to learn more about heart valve disease and the latest treatments from our renowned physician researcher partners at Minneapolis Heart Institute®.
The stories shared will shine a light on the need for, and impact of, women’s heart health research. Join gala co-chairs, Dr. Elizabeth Grey and Dr. Retu Saxena as we lift up the impact research has on the lives of patients and their families during an evening of generosity, inspirational storytelling, and captivating guest speakers.
With 600+ guests including Minneapolis Heart Institute® physicians, patients and families, thought influencers and community leaders, this evening brings our mission to life.