Kidney and Pancreas Patient and Family/Friend Support Group

Kidney and Pancreas Patient and Family/Friend Support GroupCome learn from kidney and pancreas transplant care experts, meet transplant recipients, and ask your burning questions. Share your own experiences with others and discuss the issues that are most important to you.

All patients, family, and friends are welcome.

Light refreshments will be served.

Where:
Main Conference Room
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Center
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
10 Plum Street, 7th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

When: Support groups are held at 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month, with a few exceptions (see below for dates).

Date

Topic

Presenter

1/28/20

Transplant Nutrition

Jennifer Seleem

2/18/20

Open questions related to transplant

Dr. Mondal,

Nephrologist

3/17/20

Transplant Medications

Pharmacy

4/14/20

Wait List Issues and Preparing for Transplant

Pre-Transplant Coordinator

Christy Sambolin, RN

5/19/20

Taking Care of Your Organ

Post-Transplant Issues

Post-Transplant Coordinator

Irene Plaska, RN

6/16/20

NJ Sharing Network

Representative

SUMMER BREAK

NO MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST

9/15/20

Living Donation and the Donor Champion Program

Jami Abes, RN

10/20/20

Insurance and Open Enrollment

Rose Moss, Financial Coordinator

11/18/20

Taking Care of Your Organ

Post-Transplant Issues

Post-Transplant Coordinator

Diana Abad, RN

12/15/20 (to be confirmed)

Holiday PARTY

N/A

For more information, please call the Social Work Office at 732-253-3699.




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