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

Dr. Marc Romney holding up a sign that says "Do not enter. COVID-19 testing underway."

Research & Innovation Roundup: As more discoveries come directly from clinical care, what used to be “bench to bedside” is increasingly “bed to bench”

This article is part of our continuing “Research & Innovation” series looking at some of our most exciting studies, breakthroughs, and discoveries. Our lab puts the labor in laboratory “For two full years, our laboratory’s technologists and doctors have literally worked day and night to deliver accurate, timely results,” says Dr. Marc Romney. This commitment […]

Kardium atrial fibrillation procedure

Another “first and only” at St. Paul’s Hospital

Our latest breakthrough promises relief and hope for people living with atrial fibrillation (AF). AF is the world’s most common heart rhythm disorder. It happens when an electrical disturbance in the heart’s upper chambers (the atria) cause it to beat hundreds of times per minute. It’s a frightening condition that can increase your risk of […]

From SALOME to RUTH to the streets

Dr. Oviedo-Joekes and her colleagues at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences at St. Paul’s (CHÉOS) are providing options—and hope—in some of the darkest days of the opioid crisis.

Looking into the heart of the matter

A new imaging technology at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver is letting doctors see blockages in blood vessels leading to the heart without invasive probes.