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
VHIF supports a wide range of activities related to cardiovascular
drug and device clinical trials,
and learning opportunities for graduate trainees in cardiovascular
research results in medical journals
to the contributions made to cardiovascular clinical knowledge through
research activities, VHIF helps in a number of ways, including:
medical equipment and supplies to local hospitals,
funds to support patient-care related original research projects
in local hospitals and at the local university.
support to local charitable organizations and fundraising events.
towards continuing medical education for hospital staff.