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Longtime RWJ Clinical Instructor Honored by NJ Chapter of AHA

RWJ Clinical Instructor Bryan Fischberg receiving his awards from the NJ Chapter of the American Heart
Association (photo courtesy of Shotwell Productions)

A longtime Clinical Instructor from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital was among the winners at the 2019 American Heart Association Heart and Stroke Heroes Awards, presented Wednesday evening at a special ceremony at Mercer Oaks in West Windsor. Bryan Fischberg was among the recipients of the awards, presented each year to first responders, health care workers, and everyday citizens who displayed exemplary courage and bravery in responding to a heart or stroke emergency, and to those who volunteer or dedicate significant time to various stroke and heart-health causes. Mr. Fischberg is a long-time volunteer for the American Heart Association, teaching CPR and Advanced Resuscitation Courses at RWJ Hospital in New Brunswick and has been teaching CPR since 1984.  He has trained countless healthcare providers in CPR over the years in addition to conducting community CPR classes. Several winners were joined by the people whose lives they saved, and all recipients also received special letters of appreciation from Governor Phil Murphy. The event was emceed by Bert Baron, Public Information Officer for The City of New Brunswick.