We aim to drive healthcare innovation and transformation by adding patient voices to the heart failure conversation

Founded by Dr. Jillianne Code, a heart transplant recipient, and Mr. Marc Bains, a heart failure survivor, we aim to drive healthcare innovation and transformation by adding patient voices to the heart failure conversation. In collaboration with Dr. Sean Virani, one of Canada’s leading heart failure specialists and promoter of patient and family centred care, we endeavor to ensure that there is an open dialog including patients as partners with healthcare providers, government, and industry across Canada. 

Jillianne Code, Ph.D

Co-Founder & President

Dr. Jillianne Code is a heart transplant recipient and heart failure survivor, assistant professor at University of British Columbia, post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University, keynote speaker, blogger at heartfailuretoharvard.com, and passionate promoter of patient and family centred care.

 

MARC BAINS, BBA

Co-FOUNDER & VICE-PRESIDENT

Mr. Marc Bains is living with heart failure, holds a BBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He is an independent financial advisor and marketing consultant for startups and is extraordinarily passionate about promoting a coordinated approach to heart failure in Canada.

 

Sean Virani, MD, MSc, MPH, FRCPC

Medical director, board member

Dr. Sean Virani is a key opinion leader for heart failure in Canada, a professor of medicine at University of British Columbia, an executive of the Canadian Heart Failure Society, provincial leader and advisor for heart failure, and is a passionate advocate for heart failure patients and healthcare transformation.