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VIRTUAL Pre and Post Liver Transplant Education/Support Group - 2024

An Educational and Supportive Group for patients and caregivers

Scheduled Dates

1st Thursday of the Month
3:00pm – 4:00pm

  • January 2024 – NO GROUP, Winter Break
  • February 1, 2024 – “Communicating with your donor family and volunteer opportunities”, Kelley Green, New England Donor Services
  • March 7, 2024 - “Summer Safety with a liver transplant” – Jill Speicher RN BSN and Ericka Chaffee RN BSN
  • April 4, 2024 – “Post-Transplant Medications, tips for staying compliant, Jonathan Luzzo RPh
  • May 2, 2024 – “Life on the transplant list”, Jackie Caron, RN BSN
  • June 6, 2024 – “Dual Diagnosis treatment for addiction and mental health conditions” John Mondredo, LICSW.  
  • July 2024 – NO GROUP, Summer Break
  • August 1, 2024 – “Mood and behavioral changes pre and post liver transplant”, Brian Szetela MD, transplant psychiatrist
  • September 5, 2024 – “Becoming insurance savvy”, Mary Lambert, transplant financial coordinator
  • October 3, 2024 – “The first few days after liver transplant, what to expect”, Rachel Gora NP
  • November 7, 2024 – “Preventing deconditioning and fatigue pre and post liver transplant” Sue Gibbs, OTR/L Occupational therapist
  • December 5, 2024 -  “Transplant nutrition”  Michelle Rightmyer, RD LDN, CCTD Transplant Dietician 


All groups will be virtual via WebEx
***Remember to mute when not speaking***
***Remember to respect patient confidentiality during and after group***


If you would like to join, please call the transplant office at 508-334-1269 to provide your email address so that a WebEx link can be sent to you. You can also email your email address to:


Worcester, MA 01605