GI Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Clinical Services: GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Patients and those considering surgery are welcome to attend our support group meetings, guest speakers, and seminars. Our groups are moderated by healthcare professionals.

You may attend one “Support Group” meeting each month, but not both. This does not apply to "Special Guest Speakers" or “Seminars”- you may attend all. Please join us!

2021 Upcoming meetings

 

Support Group Meeting (Zoom) May 5th, 5-6 PM. For registration link, email: elg2016@med.cornell.edu   We will oblige the first 25 requests.  Messages received after 1PM on the day of the meeting may not receive a response.

 

Support Group Meeting (Zoom) May 12th, 6-7 PM. For registration link, email: elg2016@med.cornell.edu   We will oblige the first 25 requests.  Messages received after 1PM on the day of the meeting may not receive a response.

 

Special Seminar Series (Zoom), Workshop #3: May 19th, 5-6 PM.  It’s Not About the Food - Learn about: Choices we have when we are not hungry, but want to eat anyway. Identify potential maladaptive behaviors after surgery. Develop behavioral techniques for redirection and meeting our true needs. Presented by Susan Zilberman https://www.mbecoach.com/  For zoom registration link, email: elg2016@med.cornell.edu before 1PM on April 21st . (All are welcome but PreOp patients please note- this is not a traditional support group meeting)

 

Special Seminar Series (Zoom), Workshop #4: May 26th, 5:30-6:30 PM.  What Am I Really Hungry For? - Learn about: Managing physical, environmental and emotional triggers for eating when not hungry. Benefits of physical movement for well being. Mindfulness and expectations about weight loss following surgery. Presented by Susan Zilberman https://www.mbecoach.com/  For zoom registration link, email: elg2016@med.cornell.edu before 1PM on April 28th. (All are welcome but PreOp patients please note- this is not a traditional support group meeting)

 

June meetings are not available to book, please check back for further details!