ChristianaCare

Physicians & Staff

Eileen Edge, MSW, LCSW

Eileen Edge, MSW, LSW, is the program’s transplant social worker. She earned her master’s degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. A licensed social worker, she began working in the transplant field in 1992 with renal patients at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. As a senior social worker there, she developed the social work position for the lung and liver transplant programs and has followed hundreds of patients and their families through the continuum of care. At ChristianaCare, Ms. Edge provides social-work services to transplant patients and facilitates a monthly patient support group. She is actively involved with the Delaware Valley Transplant Social Workers group, the Society for Transplant Social Workers, Gift of Life Donor Program and the National Kidney Foundation.