LHI pursues its educational mission by funding and managing several superior educational programs in cardiovascular research. It is our goal to produce world-class researchers who will advance the cure for heart disease.
Lillehei Heart Institute (LHI) Lecture Series
The weekly LHI Lecture series, which runs from September through May of each year, provides an opportunity for faculty researchers from all over the country to share their research with University of Minnesota Investigators.
Lillehei Heart Institute (LHI) Summer Research Scholars Program
The LHI Summer Research Scholars Program gives high school and undergraduate students a solid grounding in the fundamentals of CV research.
Lillehei Endowed Scholars Program
The Lillehei Endowed Scholars Program provides research funds for everyone from undergrads to faculty members.
Visible Heart program
LHI also supports Dr. Paul Iaizzo's Visible Heart program, an interactive educational web site jointly developed and maintained by the University of Minnesota and Medtronic, Inc.