The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center uniquely bridges nationally ranked specialists in cardiology, cardiac surgery, and vascular surgery to achieve the best outcomes for the patients they treat. Your gift facilitates collaboration, research, and continued education to ensure patients receive the most innovative and comprehensive care possible.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Heart and Patient Tower

The Premier Heart
Center in the Midwest

The new Heart Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Patient Tower (scheduled to open in 2025) will bring together highly skilled, multidisciplinary faculty, physicians, and scientists to provide personalized, groundbreaking, streamlined patient care and medical advances—driven by research. Your catalytic gift supports collaboration centered on patient care and health equity.

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The Best Ideas Are Always the What Ifs

Exploring a hunch, a Washington University School of Medicine cardiologist and a radiation oncologist partnered to pioneer a novel, non-invasive treatment for patients with ventricular tachycardia, a potentially deadly condition. With support from our donors, the Center for Noninvasive Cardiac Radioablation launched at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and serves as the global outreach and education epicenter of the treatment. Your gift accelerates this novel research and treatment options for those who need it most.

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Training the Next Generation

Fellowships and career development help build a diverse pipeline of physicians trained for in-demand specialties and promote a learning environment ripe for discovery. Your philanthropic gift plays a critical role in the growth of training programs, educational tools, and career development resources that maintain a strong tradition of excellence and bring discovery to scale.

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The Foundation Hosts Third Annual Nicholas T. Kouchoukos Research Day

Because Dr. Kouchoukos feels so passionately about research and training the next generation, he established The...

Leading Edge Medicine with Dr. Prabhu

Heart failure is a leading cause of disability in the United States, contributing to more than 35% of all deaths...

Sparking Knowledge, Sparking Change

Most people have to visit an average of seven different doctors and face several years of misdiagnoses to finally...

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