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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center - Center for Advanced Digestive Care


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.

Patient Seminar Series

Date: The Patient Seminar series is currently on summer break, and will resume in the fall. Please check back for dates in September.
Time: Seminars will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 413 E. 69th Street (between York and 1st Ave), second floor, conference room 204C

The Center for Advanced Digestive Care Patient Seminar Series discusses current topics in digestive health in a casual setting, with topics ranging from prevention to treatment. Each monthly seminar consists of a panel of professionals, often including physicians, nurses, social workers and nutritionists, and is followed by a question and answer session. The Patient Seminar Series is open to the public and is free of charge. No RSVP required. Topics are subject to change.

The series is directed by Christine L. Frissora, MD, FACG, FACP .

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.

Hepatitis C Support Group

Date: Held on the first Wednesday of each month
Time: 5:30-6:30 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 Medical College, Rockefeller University and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Please contact Samantha Kyle at 646-962-4372 or Sak7009@med.cornell.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the reminder list.

Ostomy Support Group

Date: Held on the second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: 1315 York Avenue (at E. 70th Street), first floor - The Jay Monahan Center.
Registration Required: No

This free support group welcomes patients living with an ostomy, and covers different topics each month. No RSVP is required. Please contact cadc@nyp.org if you have any questions.
View 2015 ostomy support group dates and topics

Liver Transplant Educational Workshops

Date: Two Wednesdays each month.
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Building: 520 E. 70th Street, 8th Floor conference room.
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.

Pre-Liver Transplant Support Group

Date: First Wednesday of each month. View current listing of dates.
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Starr Building, 520 E. 70th Street, 8th Floor Conference Room
Who May Attend: The pre-liver transplant support group is open to patients preparing for liver transplants at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital. For more information or any questions, please contact Samantha Bennahum, LCSW: 646-962-5337.

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.

Public Events and Seminars Calendar