Jefferson University Hospitals

Bariatric Surgery Support Group

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The Bariatric Surgery Support Group is an in-person forum designed to provide education, assistance and support for a healthier lifestyle and behaviors.

Our group is a safe, positive and supportive environment where all patients are welcome before or after surgery. Brittany McCauley, RD, LDN, and Samantha Eckardt, RD, LDN, lead this group.

Discussion within the group is focused around weight management and can include topics such as:

  • Stress/emotional eating management
  • Skill-building for long-term weight loss
  • Social support/pressures
  • Goal setting
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise

How Do I Attend?

The series will continually rotate throughout the year. Topics will vary.

Attend in-person or virtually.

Attendees include those who are interested in bariatric weight loss surgery, pre & post-operative bariatric patients, as well as friends or family support are welcome.

Registration Instructions:

Out of an abundance of caution and to ensure your health and well being, we have made the decision to cancel this event.

Jefferson, like many other health systems, universities and businesses is taking steps to ensure the health and safety of its community. We apologize for the inconvenience.



Dates Offered:


Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

211 South 9th Street, Suite 402 (Fourth Floor Waiting Room)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

211 South 9th Street, Suite 402 (Fourth Floor Waiting Room)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

211 South 9th Street, Suite 402 (Fourth Floor Waiting Room)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

211 South 9th Street, Suite 402 (Fourth Floor Waiting Room)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

211 South 9th Street, Suite 402 (Fourth Floor Waiting Room)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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