Transplant Support Groups

2016 Transplant Support Groups

Children who have received a pediatric transplant and their family members should know they are not alone. There are a number of support groups and related services available. Transplant support groups are held at Children’s at Egleston, 6th Floor Conference Room from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Contact Stephanie Oprea at 404-785-0631.

2016 Calendar of Events (print friendly version)

Healthy Eating and Nutrition Demonstration
Wednesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 28
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

School after Transplant
Wednesday, February 3 and Thursday, February 25
11:30 am – 1 p.m.

Trends in Medications for Transplant Patients
Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 24
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Stress Management
Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 28
11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m.

Sibling Care
Wednesday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 26
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Family Assistance – Georgia Transplant Foundation Programs
Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 23
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Transitioning after Transplant – Adult Kidney Transplant Recipient Panel
Thursday, August 25
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dentistry and Transplant
Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 22
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Caring for the Caregiver
Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 27
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Transitioning after Transplant – Adult Liver Transplant Recipient Panel
Thursday, November 2
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Kids at Heart Family Dinners

Heart transplant recipients and their parents are invited to attend. Offered by the Kids at Heart Program, the heart transplant support group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. 

Mark your calendars for 2016 dates

The Kids at Heart Family Dinners are held at Children’s at Egleston, 1st Floor Conference Center from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Contact Alison Mueller at 404-785-6109 for more information.