Our research partners and organizations play an integral role in understanding of cardiovascular safety and care within sport and the community.
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) is the membership organization that serves as the national voice for cardiovascular physicians and scientists in Canada. Its mission is to promote cardiovascular health and care through knowledge translation, professional development and leadership in health policy.
The Canadian Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS) is a professional organization of Canada’s heart rhythm specialists and allied health professionals. It carries out its work through research, advocacy, education and development of best practices in the field of heart rhythm disorders.
The Hearts in Rhythm Organization (HiRO) is research organization that is dedicated to improving awareness and understanding of inherited heart rhythm (IHR) conditions, standardizing health care in Canada, and preventing the tragedy of sudden cardiac arrest.
Non-Profit & Community Partners
Our non-profit, charity, and community partners serve to help facilitate knowledge translation and dissemination of initiatives set forth by our network.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) of Canada is is a Canadian charity dedicated to advocacy, education, and the funding of research surrounding heart disease and stroke. It also provides numerous sources of information about cardiovascular disease, surgeries, treatments, as well as living a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The Jordan Boyd Foundation is established under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia and is comprised of a group of five volunteer directors. The goals of this foundation is to educate and raise awareness of inherited heart diseases in young people and particularly athletes, administer the Jordan Boyd Leadership Award Scholarship, and to support research and investigation into inherited heart diseases, early detection and cures, through the annual Jordan Boyd Celebrity Hockey Challenge.
Our funding partners provide the required financial assistance and support to help facilitate research in sudden cardiac death prevention conducted by our network.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. This agenda is composed of 13 institutes, each of which collaborate with various partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system.
The Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO) is made up of the Clinical Teachers’ Association of Queen’s University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Providence Care and Queen’s University. Their mission is to support the delivery of outstanding healthcare, foster excellence in research and education and facilitate the transformation of academic medicine in Southeastern Ontario.