Events & Support Groups

Public Events and Seminars

The CADC hosts events and seminars for patients and the general public. Event offerings change periodically - please visit again or join our email list for updates.

Lower Manhattan Lecture Series

Date: The Lower Manhattan Lecture Series is held the first Wednesday of most months.
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: 156 William Street, 12th Floor

Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital invite you to their Lower Manhattan Lecture Series:

Come join us for a free patient education seminar held at 6pm on the first Wednesday of the month. WCM physicians will provide info on the latest advances on a variety of healtcare topics. Each lecture will be followed by a 20 minute Q&A. RSVP to dob3003@med.cornell.edu to reserve your seat.

Upcoming digestive topics:

 

Patient Support Groups

The Center for Advanced Digestive Care offers multiple support groups and educational sessions geared toward patients and, in some cases, their families and caregivers. Registration requirements and who may attend vary for each group - please direct questions to the appropriate person listed for each group below.

Ostomy Support Group

Date: Held on the second Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1315 York Avenue (at E. 70th Street), first floor - The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
Registration Required: No

This group is free and open to the public, and focuses on living life with an ostomy. The CADC ostomy support group is directed by Vanessa Zinke, LMSW & Karen Keaney, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWOCN. No RSVP is required.

Please view the list of upcoming ostomy group dates, and join our ostomy email list to receive updates on this support group.

Hepatitis C Support Group

Date: Held on the first Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1305 York Avenue (at E. 70th Street), 4th floor waiting area.
Registration Required: No

The Hepatitis C Support Group offered by The Center for the Study of Hepatitis C is a cooperative endeavor of Weill Cornell Medicine, Rockefeller University and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Please contact Marlene Feron-Rigodon at 646-962-2085 or maf2062@med.cornell.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the reminder list.

Liver Transplant Educational Workshops

Date: First and third Thursdays of each month
Time: Times vary, please consult workshop listing
Location: 525 E 68th Street, Greenberg Pavilion, 2nd floor, 2-North Solarium
Who May Attend: Liver transplant workshops are open to patients preparing for liver transplants at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital, and attendance is required before one's procedure. No RSVP is necessary. Please contact Samantha Bennahum, LCSW for any questions: 646-962-5337. View current workshop topic listing.

Post-Liver Transplant Support Group

Date: Second Thursday of each month
Time: 11 am - 12 pm
Location: 1305 York Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Who May Attend: This support group is geared towards those who have received a liver transplant. All liver transplant recipients are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, please contact the liver transplant social workers, Samantha Bennahum, LCSW, and Sofia Rivkin-Haas, LMSW, at 646-962-5337. View support group flyer for more information.

Pre/Post Liver Transplant Caregiver Support Group

Date: Quarterly, second Thursday of the month (January, April, July, October)
Time: 11 am - 12 pm
Location: 1305 York Avenue, 2nd floor conference room
Who May Attend: This support group is geared towards those caregivers for those who will receive or have received a liver transplant. All are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, please contact the liver transplant social workers, Samantha Bennahum, LCSW, and Sofia Rivkin-Haas, LMSW, at 646-962-5337. View support group flyer for more information.

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Weight loss surgery support group meetings are held at multiple dates and times each month. Registration is not required. Patients, those considering surgery, family members and support persons (ages 18 and over) are welcome at these meetings, which are moderated by healthcare professionals.

See full listing of weight loss surgery support group meetings and learn more. Please contact Liz Goldenberg with any questions concerning this group.

IBD Support Group

Date: Held on the last Tuesday of each month
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1315 York Avenue (at E. 70th Street), first floor - The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
Registration Required: No

This free support group welcomes patients living with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis. No RSVP is required. Please contact cadc@nyp.org if you have any questions.

Colorectal Cancer Support Group

Next Event Date: TBD
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center - 1305 York Avenue (at E. 70th Street), 2nd Floor.
Registration Required: No

The colorectal cancer support group is offered to all diagnosed with colon or rectal cancers. Events are currently scheduled on a monthly basis. Please check back for next month's date once it is announced.

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