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Johns Hopkins Medicine is pleased to offer free in person and online seminars throughout the year featuring our own experts who present the latest information on a variety of health topics. Each seminar is interactive and followed by a Q&A session with the presenter.

Online seminars: Each online seminar is live and consists of a 30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute interactive question-and-answer session with the physician. Enjoy the presentations anywhere in the world, from the comfort of your own home, at no cost. Internet connection is required.

In person seminars: Local to the Baltimore, Md area? Join us for free in person seminars for a chance to connect with physicians and hear about the latest health information face-to-face.

Online Seminars

Latest Updates in Craniosynostosis

Join Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Edward Ahn, M.D., as he discusses craniosynostosis — a congenital condition that causes an infant’s skull bones to fuse earlier than normal, resulting in an abnormally shaped head that can limit skull and brain growth. Learn how this condition can be treated surgically and how new minimally invasive surgical techniques have evolved.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

7–8 p.m. EST


Latest Updates in Craniosynostosis

In Person Seminars

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars

For individuals 100 pounds or more overweight who are considering weight loss surgery, and required to receive a consult for bariatric surgery. This seminar is offered at locations in Baltimore and Columbia, as well as at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. View a complete listing of dates and locations or register online.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

Register online or call 410-550-0409.

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
Johns Hopkins Vein Centers

Are you suffering from varicose or spider veins?

The Johns Hopkins Vein Centers treats the full spectrum of vein conditions using the latest minimally invasive and surgical techniques.

Visit us online for a list of dates for our free varicose vein screenings.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease

For individuals recently diagnosed with kidney disease who want to learn about normal kidney function, the causes and stages of chronic kidney disease, the effects of kidney disease on the body and treatment options for kidney disease and failure.

This seminar is offered on a monthly basis at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center from 5 to 6 p.m. Family and friends who also wish to learn more are welcome to attend.

  • August 22

  • November 14

  • December 5

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease
Nutrition and Kidney Disease: What’s Left to Eat?

For people with chronic kidney disease who want to learn about dietary modifications including the role of sodium, potassium, phosphorous and protein in the diet; reading and understanding food labels; and the value of a dietitian as a member of the health care team.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
5 to 7 p.m.
Harrison Library & Education Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview campus

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

Nutrition and Kidney Disease: What’s Left to Eat?
Caring for Kidney Disease

A conference for patients and families

This free, half-day conference will offer information about chronic kidney disease and how to keep your kidneys healthy longer. Health care professionals will discuss normal kidney function, monitoring and managing chronic kidney disease, treatment of kidney failure, transplantation, nutrition and social work resources.

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Refreshments, lunch and parking validation will be provided.

Register online or call 410-550-KNOW (5669).

Caring for Kidney Disease
Navigating Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplantation is associated with better quality of life, lower medical costs, less hospitalization and improved survival compared to patients who remain on dialysis. Join a Johns Hopkins to learn about pre-transplantation evaluations, the wait list and post-transplantation monitoring.

October 24, 2017
5 to 7 p.m.
Harrison Library & Education Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview campus

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

Navigating Kidney Transplantation
A Woman’s Journey Baltimore 2017

Join us for our 23rd annual Johns Hopkins Medicine women’s health conference, A Woman’s Journey.

Saturday, November 11 
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m
Baltimore Hilton Hotel

Choose four out of 32 women’s health topics and attend two keynote presentations. Breakfast and lunch are included. Breakfast keynote speaker is CBS 60 Minute News Correspondent Lara Logan.  

Topics include:

•    The Opioid Epidemic
•    Foods to Reduce Inflammation
•    Mindfulness
•    FLASH: Hormones Impact Chronic Diseases
•    Emotional Health Among Women of Color
•    Autoimmune Disorders
•    Sleep Wear

For more information including registration fee, please visit: 

A Woman’s Journey Baltimore 2017