Our Mission

To advance the diagnosis and treatment of heart, vascular and cerebrovascular conditions.

Our Vision

We strive to be the world’s leading heart, vascular and cerebrovascular center by providing the best care today while discovering the medicine of tomorrow.

Four Strategic Pillars

Integrated Clinical Care

We are pioneering a new model of advanced, multi-specialty integrated care that is patient- and condition-focused. This model serves to streamline the patient experience by connecting each patient with the right specialist for his/her condition through one, single point of contact. Each specialist works with a multispecialty team of collaborating medical professionals to address a patient's condition. >


We are leading the charge in translational research, focusing not only on today's critical issues, but also by discovering the medicine of tomorrow. By supporting unparalleled cross-fertilization among various research areas, we are creating an environment in which information is constantly shared and conversations lead to innovation. >


We are developing educational programs that span the continuum of heart, vascular and cerebrovascular diseases. These programs are based on the Institute's own innovative research programs and integrated clinical care programs. >

Health Care Policy

Our regional and national health care system is undergoing profound change. Institute experts understand the challenges facing patients who expect the best from their caregivers, and they are poised to be the leading voice in national policy debates regarding cardiovascular and cerebrovascular care. >

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