The Major Fundraising Campaign

This major campaign to raise $30 million is essential for the Institute and includes 5 key projects.

Résultat

$ 33,5 M*

* Since the end of the campaign in December 2014, extra amounts were added to the announced $33 million.

Specialized Cardiology Procedure Rooms

The Knowledge Centre

Research Development And Support

The Regional Laboratory Of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

The Fund For Prevention And Rehabilitation

Specialized Cardiology Procedure Rooms

Specialized Cardiology Procedure Rooms

Technology and expertise in support of better health

$5 M

Project's total : $25 M

A new hybrid cardiology operating room and modernized electrophysiology rooms will provide new top-quality, state-of-the-art treatment options.

“It’s a priority to develop a hybrid room in support of the cardiology expertise we have developed at the Institute, to make the best treatments and technologies available for our patients.”


Dr Josep Rodés-Cabau, cardiologist and Dr Daniel Doyle, cardiac surgeon

Dr Josep Rodés-Cabau, cardiologist and Dr Daniel Doyle, cardiac surgeon
The Knowledge Centre

The Knowledge Centre

Acquiring today the expertise of tomorrow

$3 M

Project's total : $5 M

The Knowledge Centre will provide high-level training, including hosting international conferences. This project will enable the transfer of knowledge that ultimately will benefit the customers of the Institute.

“The Institute ought to possess the most efficient technological tools to extend the students’ knowledge. Our professionals must have access to the latest methods and discoveries to deliver the best of care to our current and future patients.”


Dr DENIS COULOMBE, Director of Education

Dr DENIS COULOMBE, Director of Education
Research Development And Support

Research Development And Support

From discoveries to prevention and cures

$6,1 M

Project's total : $6,1 M

The new research programs will provide the researchers with efficient tools to verify new hypotheses that aims at selecting the right treatments and the best prevention activities for the patients. 

“Our research projects improve the medical practice, thus contributing to the whole population’s well-being. Our work aims at slowing down the spread of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases as well as the obesity epidemic and other obesity-related diseases. Without the existing findings, health care would not be what it is today.”


Dr DENIS RICHARD, Director of research and Researcher in obesity-metabolism

Dr DENIS RICHARD, Director of research and Researcher in obesity-metabolism
The Regional Laboratory Of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

The Regional Laboratory Of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Better treatment through diagnosis

$500,000

Project's total : $2 M

The sleep laboratory expansion project will provide better access to assessment and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing, thus improving our patients’ quality of life.

“Though sleep apnea is a pervasive condition it is still underdiagnosed. With our sleep laboratory expansion, we will help more people breathe better, sleep better and most of all live better.”


Dr SIMON MARTEL, Director of the Multidisciplinary Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery

Dr SIMON MARTEL, Director of the Multidisciplinary Department of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
The Fund For Prevention And Rehabilitation

The Fund For Prevention And Rehabilitation

Prevention to ensure healthy lives

$500,000

A healthy lifestyle and physical fitness are key factors in overall health. They lay at the core of the prevention and rehabilitation programs supported by this fund. There will be multiple benefits both for the patients at risk and for those suffering from chronic diseases. 

“Prevention is still the best way to protect our health even nowadays. Yet it is crucial and strategic to invest in health promotion and in enabling people to adopt a healthier lifestyle.” 


Dre MARIE-CHANTAL AUDELIN, Medical comanager of the Health Promotion and Metabolism Rehabilitation program

Dre MARIE-CHANTAL AUDELIN, Medical comanager of the Health Promotion and Metabolism Rehabilitation program