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: Fall 2019 – Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm (October 3rd is a 5pm Start Time)
Where: 9/19/2019 – 11/21/2019
VIVIAN & SEYMOUR MILSTEIN FAMILY HEART CENTER
173 Fort Washington Ave, First Floor, Rooms 1 & 2 or 4
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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