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Accomplishments

Thanks to the support of donors to St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, we are able to purchase the latest in lifesaving technologies, attract the brightest medical minds, provide inspired care to 380,000 patients every year and develop world-leading advances in research and medical teaching that benefit many more.

Here are some examples of what we have accomplished with your support:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Physician Scholar Awards

    Drs. Theodore Witek Jr., Ken Gin, and Bruce McManus

    Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., one of the world’s top 20 leading pharmaceutical companies, announced in May 2011 that it is making $225,000 in donations to both St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) to support the scientific development of young cardiology specialists. The Boehringer Ingelheim Physician Scholar Awards will provide cardiologists and cardiac surgeons Read More...

  • Cardiovascular prevention research

    Dr. Scott Lear

    The first Canadian research chair in cardiovascular prevention research, the Pfizer/Heart and Stroke Foundation Chair in Cardiovascular Prevention Research at St. Paul’s Hospital, was created through a $1.25 million contribution from Pfizer Canada, $1.5 million from Simon Fraser University, $1 million from an anonymous donor to St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation and $750,000 from the Heart Read More...

  • CT scanner

    CTscanner

    St. Paul’s is one of the first hospitals in Canada to use this technology, which is being used for advanced heart imaging as well as CT scans of the liver, kidney, lungs and other areas throughout the body. More than 600 donors contributed to completing the funding of this $2.2-million, high-definition, low-radiation CT scanner, which Read More...

  • Emergency Computed Tomography Scanner

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    CT scanners are integral to the care of emergency patients, enabling staff to check for head injuries, screen for patients at high risk of coronary symptoms and diagnose damage to the extremities. About 8,000 CT scans per year are performed on emergency patients at St. Paul’s, representing almost a third of all CT scans at Read More...

  • St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine

    Goldcorp Cheque Presentation

    In September 2012, Goldcorp Inc. announced a commitment of $3-million to St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation for Canada’s only addiction medicine training program west of Ontario. The St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine addresses a critical lack of skilled addiction medicine specialists in British Columbia. Led by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in Read More...

  • Teck Emergency Centre

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    A three-year renovation of St. Paul’s emergency area resulted in one of the most efficient and technologically advanced emergency centres in the country and a 20 per cent reduction in patient wait times. The province of British Columbia, through Vancouver Coastal Health, provided $10 million to the project, while more than 1,200 individuals and corporate donors Read More...

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