CD-REACT training

CUIMC and NYP Join Hands with AHA to Bring Lifesaving Skills to Northern Manhattan Community

March 20, 2023
Dr. Agarwal demonstrates AED administration

Dr. Agarwal demonstrates AED administration with a CCNY STEM Institute student.

Since May of 2022, over 600 Northern Manhattan residents have been trained in lifesaving interventions, including hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) administration, thanks to a joint effort of Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC), NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP), and the American Heart Association (AHA) known as Community Development-Resuscitation Education, AED, and CPR Training (CD-REACT), which was originally founded by Sachin Agarwal, MD, MPH, associate professor of neurology. [read more]

Source: CUIMC Office of Government and Community Affairs