Atlantic Health System recently educated local high school Athletic Trainers to be better equipped to save the lives of their student-athletes should a cardiac event take place under their supervision.

As part of Atlantic Sports Health and Chilton Medical Center's initiative to support the Sports Cardiology Program at Atlantic Health System, Stephanie Schwartz, President, Chilton Medical Center; Vincent McInerney, MD (the team physician of these schools) and Damion Martins, MD gifted AEDs to Scott Leiter the Athletic Trainer of Kinnelon High School and Nick Burner of Pequannock High School.

There were a total of 40 athletic trainers in attendance including athletic trainers from Chatham, Livingston, Delbarton, Glen Ridge, Gill St. Bernard's, Blair Academy, Mahwah, North Brunswick, Parsippany Troy Hills just to name a few. To learn more about Atlantic Health System's Sports Cardiology Program visit, www.atlantichealth.org/sportscardio.