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Health Seminars

 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.

Featured Seminar

What Not To Forget: Ways to Protect Your Memory
In Person Educational Seminar

Join memory specialist Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., to learn about treatment options for memory loss and related behavioral conditions such as depression and Alzheimer’s. Presentation will be followed by a Q&A session with the physician. 

Wednesday, September 10
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Register Online or call 877-546-1009

Online Seminars

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Not Just for Men Anymore

Did you know that 25 percent of sleep apnea patients are women? During key times in women’s lives – such as pregnancy and menopause – women are at increased risk of developing this condition. Join sleep experts, R. Nisha Aurora, M.D., and Grace Pien, M.D., who will discuss how sleep apnea differs in men and women, risk factors for women and treatments options.

Wednesday, September 3
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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US Residents 

International Residents 

Tools for Survivorship: Thriving After Breast Cancer Treatment

Join Drs. Antonio Wolff and Kimberly Peairs on this free interactive webinar to discuss what you need to know after breast cancer treatment. Topics include follow-up care, screenings, care planning, recurrence, staying healthy tips, returning to your primary care doctor, and more. 

Wednesday, September 17
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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Weighing In On Bariatric Surgery

Learn about surgical options for weight loss. Join Johns Hopkins bariatric surgeon, Dr. Michael Schweitzer, for a discussion about different surgical procedures and the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery.

Tuesday, September 23
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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US Residents

International Residents

A Joint Effort: The Causes and Cures of Joint Pain

Join Harpal Khanuja, M.D., for an interactive online seminar for people who suffer from hip and knee joint pain due to arthritis or trauma-related conditions. Presentation followed by a Q&A session with the physician. 

Thursday, October 2
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT

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US Residents

International Residents

Improving Skull Contours after Brain Surgery or Trauma

If you have a missing portion of your skull or a contour deformity caused by brain surgery or cranial trauma, learn about the latest cranioplasty techniques that can correct this visible reminder. Neurosurgeon, Judy Huang, M.D. and plastic surgeon, Chad Gordon, D.O., will describe these surgical approaches and answer viewers' questions.

Monday, October 6
7 - 8 p.m. EDT

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US Residents

International Residents 

Latest Treatment Options for Head and Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers are on the rise because of the connection with Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Join head and neck surgeon Dr. Christine Gourin as she discusses the latest surgical and non-surgical approaches for the treatment of head and neck cancers, such as oropharyngeal and laryngeal cancers.
 
Tuesday, November 28
7-8 p.m. EST
 
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Managing Lymphedema: Discover Your Options
Join Johns Hopkins experts and learn about treatment and management options for upper and lower extremity lymphedema, such as decongestive therapy and surgical options including lymphovenous bypass surgery and lymph node transfer. Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon Justin Sacks, M.D., and certified therapist Elizabeth Erhardt will discuss ways to manage your symptoms and provide answers to your questions.
 
Thursday, November 6
7-8 p.m. EST
 
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In Person Seminars

Oh, My Aching Back!

For those who have been diagnosed with degenerative disc conditions and want to learn about the treatment of back and related leg pain.

Wednesday, September 17
6 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

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

Oh, My Aching Back!
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women
Cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes are the leading cause of death among women. Cardiologists Erin Michos, M.D. and Pamela Ouyang, M.D. will discuss the similarities and unique differences in risk factors and symptoms for heart disease in women as compared to men.
 
Thursday, October 23
7- 8:30 p.m. EDT
 
Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
 
Register Online or call 877-546-1009
 
Take the Floor: Break Free from PFDs

Meet physicians and specialists from the Johns Hopkins Center for Pelvic Health and start the conversation about pelvic floor disorders.

Monday, November 10
6 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

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

Take the Floor: Break Free from PFDs
Weight Loss Surgery Seminars

For individuals 100 pounds or more overweight who are considering weight loss surgery. This seminar is required to receive a consult for bariatric surgery. This seminar is offered at locations Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, 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-KNOW (5669)

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
Laser Vision Correction

Learn about the latest options in laser vision correction from Wilmer Eye Institute experts.

Visit us online for a list of dates and to register for the informational seminar.

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