EWNJ honors Dr. Kulkarni of Medicor Cardiology


East Brunswick, NJ (June 2, 2014) -- Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) honored Rachana A. Kulkarni, MD, FACC at its “Salute to the Policy Makers” 2014 Awards Dinner on May 8, 2014, at the East Brunswick Hilton in East Brunswick, NJ.  Mr. Steven Kalafer, the Chairman of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Foundation and a board member of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (pictured left), presented the award to Dr. Kulkarni (pictured right).

Dr. Rachana Kulkarni is a board certified cardiologist in Cardiovascular Diseases and Nuclear Cardiology. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, American College of Physician Executives, and an Executive Partner at Medicor Cardiology in Somerset County NJ.  She specializes in non-invasive cardiology and has a special interest in preventative cardiology and heart disease in women. Dr.Kulkarni

She has devoted considerable effort towards raising awareness about heart disease in women and has been recognized by the American Heart Association for her efforts in this area. Dr. Kulkarni has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars across the country and internationally.

She is extensively published and is also a contributing author in cardiology textbooks. She served as the chief of Cardiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset and currently holds the title of the Chairman of the Department of Medicine at RWJUHS.

Dr. Kulkarni also practices at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Morristown Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Dr. Kulkarni has been commended by her peers and patients as one of the “Top Docs in NJ” and has been named one of the “Best Doctors for Women” in NJ.


About Executive Women of New Jersey:

Executive Women of New Jersey, founded in 1980, is the premier senior-level executive women’s network in New Jersey.  EWNJ supports and showcases the advancement of women to top leadership positions, promotes gender diversity in the boardroom, and funds post graduate scholarships to ensure new generations of women leaders for New Jersey’s future.  Events and programs provide a professional environment for women to connect and collaborate across all sectors to share experiences, develop relationships and expand professional networks. 

Proceeds from the Salute to the Policy Makers awards dinner are used to fund scholarships for women enrolled in graduate programs in New Jersey’s institutions of higher learning as well as other programs to advance women.  Since the scholarship program’s inception in 1986, Salute Dinner funds have provided over $1,200,000 in scholarships to more than 400 outstanding New Jersey women.