Educational Resources & Support Groups

Patient Educational Workshops

Please Note: Educational Workshops have resumed via Zoom as of Thursday, June 4th at 4pm. Unfortunately we do not have the ability to accommodate interpreters at this time.  We also have two post-transplant groups and one pre-transplant support group that are also meeting weekly via Zoom but are on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please contact Aimee Muth, LCSW at (917) 596-0900 for more information.

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: Summer 2020
Where: 6/4/2020 – 7/30/2020
VIVIAN & SEYMOUR MILSTEIN FAMILY HEART CENTER
173 Fort Washington Ave, First Floor, Rooms1&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: 2019 Sessions – 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month from 2:30-4:40pm
Where: 7/18/2019 – 12/19/2019
LOCATIONS WILL VARY THIS YEAR DUE TO CONSTRUCTION / ALL LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
To confirm the location of a workshop, please speak to front desk staff on the 4th floor of 1305 York Avenue.
Contact: For more information, please call Sofia Rivkin‐Haas, LCSW at (646) 962-9958. 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