HIV Clinic Project

This Ontario HIV Treatment Network-funded project aims to assess factors that influence individuals’ engagement with HIV-related prevention and care in Hamilton, and to connect staff at existing low barrier HIV clinics across Ontario by establishing a formal collaborative network.

Myocarditis and Pericarditis Following mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination Study

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) is conducting a multi-centre study to assess the outcomes of adult and pediatric patients with myocarditis and/or pericarditis following mRNA vaccination.

Virtual Nurse to Nurse Support Line Pilot Program

This support line is made up of experienced “virtual nurses” who support bedside nurses via video, phone or secure text, after-hours. The program is currently being piloted at multiple HHS sites and a program evaluation is ongoing.


The JUMPSTART study aims to optimize an early mobilization (exercise) program for patients who have undergone a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and assess its impacts on quality of life.


The SMART-AMI study focuses on the implementation, evaluation and sustainability of a smartphone application intended to streamline communication between Hamilton General Hospital’s interventional cardiologists and emergency medicine physicians who encounter patients presenting with suspected ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

Heart Function Inpatient Unit Implementation and Evaluation

The Heart Function Inpatient Unit review involves analyzing aggregate patient level data as well as staff feedback, to help establish a safe, evidence-based, and efficient cardiology inpatient service.