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The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

Thanks to generous support from visionary donors, extremely dedicated faculty and staff, and new collaborations bridging work and faculty between the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, 2020 was a very successful year for the heart center.

Heart News

Planned Gifts Fund Sarver Heart Center Endowment for Innovation and Advancement.

01/15/2021

In 2020, three previously established planned gifts from forward-looking donors were received by the Sarver Heart Center and combined to establish the Sarver Heart Center Endowment for Innovation and Advancement.


Broken Heart Syndrome During Pandemic

12/03/2020

While it isn’t clear that the increase is tied to COVID-19 or the financial and emotional stresses of the pandemic, Dr. Nancy Sweitzer recommends people practice self care to reduce stress that could lead to "broken heart syndrome.".


Black Patients Get Worse Care After Cardiac Arrest

11/13/2020

"This study is yet another example of persistent racial disparities in care throughout the U.S. health care system," said Dr. Khadijah Breathett, an assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, in Tucson.