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

Events

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: View our spring 2016 schedule for all upcoming seminars.
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 1305 York Avenue, second floor conference room A (southwest corner of 70th and York)

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. Rooms locations vary per month. Please view our spring 2016 schedule.

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.


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. Please contact Sofia Rivkin-Haas at 212-746-5378 or sor2004@nyp.org if you have any questions or would like to be added to the reminder list.


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 Medical College, 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.


Ostomy Support Group


Date: Held on the second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 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 2016 ostomy support group dates and topics.


Liver Transplant Educational Workshops


Date: First and third Wednesdays of 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