Educational Resources & Support Groups

Patient Educational Workshops

Educational workshops for pre- and post-transplant patients are held four times per year in 8 weekly sessions. Download a schedule of upcoming workshops in English and Spanish. (Columbia Campus | Weill Cornell Campus) Please consult this schedule for full details of the workshops.

Topics include:

  • An Overview of Liver Disease, Including Listing Criteria for Transplant
  • Liver Transplantation Options: Deceased Donor vs. Living Donation
  • Immunosuppressant Medications and their Side-Effects
  • Patients' Stories of Transplant
  • Tour of the Operating Room and ICUs
  • Pain Management
  • Stress Management
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological Healing
  • Post-transplant complications

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Who: Pre- and Post-Transplant Patients and their Caregivers
When: 2017 Sessions – Thursdays, 4:30-5:50pm
Where: 1/19/2017 – 3/23/2017
VIVIAN & SEYMOUR MILSTEIN FAMILY HEART CENTER
177 Fort Washington, First Floor, Rooms 1 & 2
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Contact: For more information, please call Aimee Muth, LCSW at 212.305.1884.
Download: Columbia Workshops Schedule

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Who: Pre- and Post-Transplant Patients and their Caregivers
When: 2017 Sessions – 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month from 2:30-4:00pm
Where: 1/19/2017 – 5/18/2017
525 East 68th Street, Greenberg Pavilion 2nd Floor, 2 North Solarium
Contact: For more information, please call Samantha Bennahum, LCSW at 646.962.5337. If you need an interpreter, please call at least 2 business days in advance for scheduling.
Download: Weill Cornell Workshops Schedule

Post-Transplant Support Group

The Post-Transplant Support Group meets twice a month to share experiences, ideas and mutual support.

Who: Post-Transplant Recipients and Families
When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 10-11:30am
Where:
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Milstein Hospital Building
177 Fort Washington
7 Hudson South – Reemtsma Conference Room, Rm. 213
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Contact: For more information call 212.305.1884