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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

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
 
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The Impact of Age-related Eyelid Changes
Latest Information on Atrial Fibrillation Management

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, affecting more than 33 million people worldwide. Join Hugh Calkins, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, to learn about the latest developments impacting AF management, including a review of the recent AF guidelines, the latest AF ablation techniques and strategies for stroke prevention. 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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Latest Information on Atrial Fibrillation Management
Acoustic Neuromas: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, are tumors of the inner ear, developing from the balance nerves. Join neurosurgeon Rafael Tamargo to learn more about the challenges in diagnosing these tumors and the latest treatment options.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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Acoustic Neuromas: Diagnosis and Treatment Options
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
 
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The ABCs of Kidney Disease
Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Screenings and Current Treatment Options

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but it’s also one of the most curable types of gastrointestinal cancer if found early. Knowing the risk factors may help you take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of developing the disease. Join surgeon Jonathan Efron and gastroenterologist Reezwana Chowdhury as they discuss the symptoms, importance of early screenings and current treatment options for colorectal cancer.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Screenings and Current Treatment Options
Bladder Cancer: Pathways to a Cure

Over 75,000 Americans will be diagnosed with bladder cancer this year.  Backed by the Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, Drs. Trinity Bivalacqua and Michael Johnson are working to improve bladder cancer care.  In this webinar, they will discuss how Hopkins doctors treat bladder cancer, from diagnosis and treatment, to new therapies on the horizon.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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Bladder Cancer: Pathways to a Cure
You Have a Cyst in Your Pancreas … Now What?

With increased use of image testing, pancreatic cysts are being detected with greater frequency. While most pancreatic cysts are harmless, some are precancerous and have the potential to develop into pancreatic cancer, so it’s important to find out what type of cyst you have. Join gastroenterologist Anne Marie Lennon and surgical oncologist Chris Wolfgang as they discuss the different types of cysts, their signs and symptoms, and the surgical removal process.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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You Have a Cyst in Your Pancreas … Now What?
Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Patients who have successfully lost a substantial amount of weight, especially after bariatric surgery, are often frustrated to find that their new, smaller clothes don’t fit the way they’d like due to excess skin. Body contouring surgery can be the final step in helping them to achieve their goal. Join Kristen Broderick, M.D., as she discuss the latest procedures in body contouring for patients after significant weight loss surgery.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

7–8 p.m. EST

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Body Contouring After Weight Loss

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.

  • September 27, 2016
  • October 25, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 6, 2016

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease
30/40 Something Ladies Night Out
For women between the ages of 30 and 49. Johns Hopkins Medicine combines women’s health seminars with the 8-minute dating model. 16 topics from autoimmune diseases and Zika to nutrition and mood disorders in women. Attend four 20-minute roundtable presentations by Johns Hopkins physicians. 
 
Thursday, September 29
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Radisson Cross Keys.
Free parking & refreshment.  
$25.
 
Register Now! Limited space! 
410-955-8660.
Thriving and Surviving Lung Cancer: A Free Educational Event for Patients with Lung Cancer, and Their Family Members
The program will provide updates on clinical trials, treatment and comprehensive care, followed by a question and answer session with a panel of experts.
 
Thursday, November 3
6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. program
Asthma & Allergy Center Auditorium
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
 
Advance registration is required. To register, call 410-955-LUNG (5864).
Thriving and Surviving Lung Cancer: A Free Educational Event for Patients with Lung Cancer, and Their Family Members
A Woman’s Journey Baltimore 2016
Attend a one day conference dedicated to women’s health with 36 renowned Johns Hopkins faculty speakers. Hear two keynote presentations and attend four seminars of your choosing. Breakfast and lunch included. 
 
32 diverse topics including:
  • Obesity and Diabetes
  • The Far Reach of Hormones
  • Headlines: Zika Virus and Other Emerging Threats
  • Distinguishing Headaches from Migraines
  • Serving Up Power Foods on Meatless Mondays
  • Cortisol: How Stress Can Wreak Havoc on the Body
  • Happiness: Can You Change Your Disposition?
Saturday, November 5, 2016 
8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Hilton Baltimore Hotel 
$130 registration
 
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410-955-8660
A Woman’s Journey Baltimore 2016
Take the Floor: Break Free from PFDs

Join physicians and specialists from the Johns Hopkins Women's Center for Pelvic Health to hear about the causes, symptoms and treatment of pelvic floor disorders (PFDs).

Thursday, 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