Valve Disease Day Celebrates 100 Partners and Counting! - Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day


Valve Disease Day Celebrates 100 Partners and Counting!

Thank You For Your Support!

Today marks a special milestone for the Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day campaign. We have reached 103 partners! Thank you to all of our partners and those that continue to support our efforts to raise awareness about valve disease. We couldn’t do this without you!

New Campaign Partners

We are thrilled to welcome ten new partners to the Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Campaign! We are now 103 strong and growing. Learn more about our newest partners below:

Blessing Health System is an integrated health system consisting of three hospitals, two physician groups, an accredited college of nursing & health sciences, a medical specialty business network, and a charitable foundation. As a regional leader in patient and family-centered care, Blessing Health offers services across many specialties, including a heart and vascular center. By combining the latest technology with a personal touch, Blessing Health works to provide quality care for their patients and improve community health.


CardioNerds aims to democratize cardiovascular (CV) education, promote diversity and inclusion, provide mentorship and sponsorship, and invigorate a love for CV medicine and science. Through its broad and diverse network of leading experts, CardioNerds sheds light on CV conditions through storytelling, reviews the latest CV disease guidelines, creates digital educational content including podcasts, infographics, and blog posts, and provides a platform to facilitate collaborative efforts in CV journalism nationally and internationally.


Founded in 1983 by Dr. Craig Walker, the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) has grown to become a world-renowned practice dedicated to providing the highest quality CV care. Across Louisiana and Mississippi, CIS is a leader in research development and state-of-the-art CV care and has garnered international acclaim for its contributions advancing non-surgical treatments for CV disease.


Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. It serves nearly one million Virginians through its hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services. Carilion Clinic is committed to improving overall community health and advancing patient care through medical education and research.


Essentia Health is an integrated, patient-centered health system serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota residents. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,800 employees. It is comprised of 14 hospitals, 71 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute. Guided by its values, the health system achieves its mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives.


Franciscan Health is a health system with a mission to care for everyone who comes through its doors. Team members provide a broad, coordinated continuum of healthcare services focusing on improving patient and community health by using holistic and comprehensive treatment options, developing creative structures for healthcare delivery, advocating for those in need, and identifying and developing sisters and laity for Franciscan leadership.


Based in Lagos, Nigeria, the Joe Nwiloh Heart Foundation (JNHF) was established to help bridge and reduce the wide disparity gap to heart disease treatments in sub–Saharan Africa. JNHF provides financial aid to heart patients needing lifesaving surgery and other interventional treatments. Through education and preventive initiatives, JNHF also aims to reduce the burden of rheumatic heart disease in children and adolescents.


Headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota, Monument Health is a community-based healthcare system with a mission to “Make a difference. Every day.” It offers care in 33 medical specialties and serves 20 communities across western South Dakota and eastern Wyoming. Monument Health is comprised of 5 hospitals, 8 specialty and surgical centers, and more than 40 medical clinics and healthcare service centers. The health system employs 5,000+ physicians and caregivers and is committed to the future of medicine and research.


Stony Brook Heart Institute is located within Stony Brook University Hospital as part of Long Island’s premier university-based medical center. The Heart Institute offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program for CV disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Its 400 experienced staff members are committed to providing state-of-the-art heart care and advancing the field of cardiology.


For more than 75 years, Tucson Medical Center (TMC) has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital. TMC is Southern Arizona’s leading provider for emergency and pediatric care as well as additional specialty areas. TMC is proud of its many accomplishments, including its Gold Seal for Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission, collaborations with top health organizations, and robust wellness outreach programs.