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Seminars and Screenings at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Johns Hopkins Bayview offers a variety of educational programs and screenings. The programs listed below are provided at no charge, unless otherwise noted.

A Joint Effort: The Causes and Cures of Joint Pain

For people who suffer from hip and knee joint pain due to arthritis or trauma-related conditions.

Wednesday, April 23
6 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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

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, May 14
6 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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

Spring Into Shape

Are you looking to get into shape, but don’t know how to start safely? Join Johns Hopkins sports medicine specialists Andrew Cosgarea, M.D., Sameer Dixit, M.D., and spine physiatrist Akhil Chhatre, M.D,, as they discuss the dos and don’ts of starting a fitness regime. Learn how to build a program that will give you lasting results by understanding the various facets of getting fit, including exercise physiology, injury prevention and goal setting. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 21
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD 21204

Register online or call 877-546-1009

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)

Varicose Vein Screenings

For individuals with varicose veins who are considering treatment or surgery. Call 410-550-VEIN (8346) to register. For more information, visit the Vein Center Web site.

May 6, 2014
6 to 8 p.m.
Reisterstown Library (21 Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136)
Call 410-550-VEIN (8346) to register.

June 3, 2014
5 to 7 p.m.
Medicine Education Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224)
Call 410-550-VEIN (8346) to register.

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.


Are You at Risk for Vascular Disease?

For patients 55 and older with cardiovascular risk factors, known cardiovascular disease or a family history of abdominal aortic aneurysm

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vascular Clinic

Cost: $40 per screening

To register, call 410-550-0413.

Patient Information Sessions

Breastfeeding Class

Learn the benefits of breastfeeding, behaviors of a normal newborn, how to pump and store breast milk, and how medications and contraceptives affect breastfeeding.

One Sunday per month
1 to 3 p.m.
Cost: $30

For a complete schedule or to register, call 410-550-BABY.

Childbirth Preparation

This course provides expectant mothers and their labor coaches in-depth instruction on labor, delivery, pain control and other topics related to the birth experience. Classes are led by a certified childbirth educator.

One Saturday and Sunday per month
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $65

For a complete schedule or to register, call 410-550-BABY.

Labor & Delivery Tours

Familiarize yourself with the place you'll be delivering your baby, meet labor & delivery staff and have your questions about the labor & delivery experience answered.

One Saturday per month
2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: free

For a complete schedule or to register, call 410-550-BABY.

A variety of educational programs and support groups also are available at the Medical Center for little or no cost. Click here to view a complete list.


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