We aim to drive healthcare innovation and transformation by adding patient voices to the heart failure conversation
Founded by Dr. Jillianne Code, a two time heart transplant recipient, and Mr. Marc Bains, a heart failure survivor and transplant, 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, thought leaders, and promoter of patient and family centred care, we endeavour 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 two-time heart transplant recipient and heart failure survivor, assistant professor at University of British Columbia, former 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 a heart transplant recipient diagnosed with heart failure at the age of 23, he holds a BBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 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.