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Current priorities

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital. You can support our world-leading patient care, research and medical teaching by giving to our greatest needs, one of our populations of emphasis or one of our current fundraising priorities.

Some of our priorities include:

  • Danny Dvir_Feature International Fellowship in Cardiovascular Innovation - As the home of British Columbia’s Heart Centre, St. Paul’s known world-wide for work in the prevention of heart disease and for the care, treatment and support of people living with heart conditions. As a training facility for cardiac professionals, St. Paul’s is also a leader in heart disease research and has achieved many “firsts” in the treatment of heart disease. Read More...
  • LOH2014campaign Greatest Needs (Lights of Hope) - By making a donation to support St. Paul’s greatest needs, you provide the Foundation with the ability to support needs at St. Paul’s when and where they arise. Light of Hope is a greatest needs campaign Every year, we invite you to support our greatest needs through our Lights of Hope fundraising campaign. This year Read More...
  • PromiseFW14_Frontlines MRI scanner - As x-ray showed us the skeletal system, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) shows us the body’s “soft tissue” such as spinal cord tissue, heart muscle and the tissue of our joints and ligaments. Unlike CT scans (Computed Tomography) MRI uses no radiation in creating its views of the body’s internal structure; instead, magnetic fields are used, Read More...
  • PromiseSS13_NewInvestigators New Investigator Awards - Investigators – researchers in the intermediate stages of their careers – play a key role in developing new health care innovations. However, the number of investigators at St. Paul’s has plateaued over the past five years due to a lack of funding. A need for fresh ideas in research The New Investigators Awards are an Read More...
  • PromiseSS13_Orthopaedics Orthopaedics Research Fund - The Foot and Ankle Clinic at St. Paul’s is the provincial centre for foot & ankle screening and triage in B.C. It is the sole provider of ankle replacements and all complicated foot & ankle surgery referred from other centres. A need to support innovation in foot and ankle research Each year, patients come to Read More...
  • GordonFrancis Stopping chronic disease at the molecular level - What if chronic heart disease could be stopped in its tracks? Detected in its earliest stages and prevented from causing harm later? For investigators at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s, this scenario is not a question of “What if?”; it is a question of “When?” thanks to this innovative research project. Read More...