American Heart Association honors Dr. Rachana Kulkarni with Physician Of The Year Award





Dr. Rachana Kulkarni. Photo Linkedin @rachanakulkarnimdmba

The American Heart Association on March 2, 2023, recognized Indian American physician from Hillsborough, N.J., for her work in the field of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

“The Physician of the Year Award is given to a physician who has made a positive impact on their patient’s lives and is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke,” a letter from AHA to Dr. Kulkarni which was shared with News India Times and Desi Talk, said.

“We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to receive the American Heart Association’s 2023 Physician of the Year Award,’ said the letter.

“The American Heart Association is so appreciative of your support over the years and your personal dedication to furthering our mission of preventing and eradicating heart disease and stroke,’ the AHA added.

The award will be presented to Dr. Kulkarni, at the annual gala, the New Jersey Heart Ball, on Wednesday, June 7 at Brooklake County Club in Florham Park, NJ.

“We are honored to recognize your work and thank you for your continued support of the American Heart Association,” the organization said.

Dr. Kulkarni  is a cardiologist and managing partner at Medicor Cardiology, a large cardiology practice in Central NJ. She is also the past President American Heart Association NJ SC and has served as the Chairman of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset, N.J., according to her LinkedIn profile.

She earned her Physician Executive MBA from Auburn University and is a Certified Physician Executive by American Association of Physician Leadership.

“I have successfully utilized my education to improve quality of life for my physicians and reduce physician burnout while maintaining productivity,” Dr. Kulkarni says on LinkedIn, adding, “I believe in Prevention of Cardiovascular disease by addressing the risk factors.”



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