To help our communities prevent cardiovascular disease, the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute formed the Community Outreach and Cardiovascular Health (COACH) Program to offer health awareness, education, and services.
COACH offers these heart-healthy resources:
For the referring physician community, the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute’s Clinical Biostatistics Core (HVI-CBC) supports cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery researchers by providing high-quality data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute community educators are available to speak to your school, religious, community, youth, parent, or professional group.
The Speakers Bureau offers presentations on the topics listed here and many other heart health topics:
Call UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Community Education at 1-855-876-2484 (UPMC-HVI) for more information on topics, fees, and scheduling.
The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute's COACH team includes:
Volunteers from our clinical and administrative teams – including cardiovascular fellows, nurses, and other specialists – also volunteer their time at our programs and events.
Check out some of these tips and advice from our cardiology patient education materials: