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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

Stomach Cancer: Know Your Risks & Treatment Options

Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Learn about risk factors and available treatment options for advanced stage gastric cancer from surgical oncologist Dr. Mark Duncan, as well as early stage treatments from gastroenterologist Dr. Saowanee Ngamruengphong.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7–8 p.m. EST

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Stomach Cancer: Know Your Risks & Treatment Options
Pancreatic Cancer and Immunotherapy Trials

Research from John Hopkins clinicians has led to the development of a pancreatic cancer vaccine that supercharges the immune system. Learn about current and future immunotherapy research happening at Johns Hopkins from medical oncologist, Dr. Lei Zheng, and pancreatic surgeon, Dr. Christopher Wolfgang.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

7–8 p.m. EST

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Pancreatic Cancer and Immunotherapy Trials
Chiari Malformations – What You Need to Know

Hear neurosurgeon Judy Huang, M.D., discuss Chiari malformations, a condition where the cerebellum, at the back of brain, slides into the space of the upper spine. Learn about what Chiari malformations are, their symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

7–8 p.m. EST

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Chiari Malformations – What You Need to Know
Latest Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer

Colon and rectal cancers are sharply rising in young adults according to recent reports. Learn about the latest available treatment options for rectal cancer from Johns Hopkins colorectal surgeons, Dr. Susan Gearhart and Dr. Bashar Safar.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7–8 p.m. EST

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Latest Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer

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.

Location:
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.

  • May 23

  • June 27

  • July 25

  • August 22

  • November 14

  • December 5

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease