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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

Seasonal Running and Injury Prevention
Every year, about half of all runners will experience an injury. Overuse is one common cause, but other injuries can be traced to form or to “pushing limits” when in pain. Join James Ficke, M.D., chief of orthopedic surgery, and physical therapist Ken Johnson, who specializes in running, to learn about smart preventive measures to take to avoid the most common running injuries.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST


US Residents

International Residents

Know Your Heart - A Guide to Heart Disease for Women
In this informative session, Pamela Ouyang, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center, will cover the key differences between men and women, including risks for and development of heart attacks and heart failure.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST
The Management of Small Renal Masses and Kidney Cancer
Earlier detection of small renal masses has led to new treatment options for kidney cancer. Join Johns Hopkins urologist Phil Pierorazio, M.D., as he discusses advances in the diagnosis and treatment of the small renal mass. 
Monday, September 12, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST
The Impact of Age-related Eyelid Changes
Learn more about the functional and cosmetic consequences of age-related changes to the eyelid and brow line from Johns Hopkins occuplastic surgeon Fatemeh Rajaii, M.D., Ph.D., who will also review and highlight treatment options.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
7 - 8 p.m. EST
The ABCs of Kidney Disease
One in nine adults in the United States has some level of chronic kidney disease. Discover more about the causes, stages and latest treatment options from Johns Hopkins nephrologists Sumeska Thavarajah, M.D., and Daphne Knicely, M.D.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST

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.

  • June 28, 2016
  • July 26, 2016
  • August 23, 2016
  • September 27, 2016
  • October 25, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 6, 2016

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease