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Health Education Seminars and Screenings

As a member of Johns Hopkins Healthy Living for USFHP, you will be invited to attend free Johns Hopkins health seminars, featuring Hopkins medical experts who present the latest information on a variety of health topics and answer your questions.

Call 1-877-833-7717 to register for a seminar.

Johns Hopkins Educational Seminars (Open to the Public)

Watch videos of past health seminars


Online Seminars:

New Endoscopic, Non-Surgical Options for Weight Loss

Jump start your weight loss through new endoscopic weight loss therapies, including intragastric balloon, primary sleeve and injectables. Learn about how these innovative therapies help patients feel fuller longer and subsequently decrease food consumption.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242
 

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Bloodless Medicine and Surgery: What You Need to Know

Many patients, whether for religious reasons or safety concerns, elect not to receive blood transfusions during their treatment. This approach is known as “bloodless medicine.” In a one-hour webinar, Dr. Steven Frank, director of the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program at Johns Hopkins, and Ish'shah Sherd, clinical nurse coordinator, offer an in-depth look at bloodless medicine: how it works, what surgical procedures can be performed bloodlessly, and how it can lead to quicker recovery times and fewer infections among patients.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
7-8 p.m. EST

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242

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Falls and Falls Prevention

More than a third of people 65 and older fall each year, with one in 10 resulting in a serious injury, such as hip fracture. Join Johns Hopkins neuro-otologistYuri Agrawal and physiatrist Levan Atanelov  as they discuss fall prevention in the aging population.

Monday, May 9, 2016
7-8 p.m. EDT

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242

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Treatment of Soft tissue and Bone Sarcomas

Johns Hopkins surgeons Nita Ahuja and Carol Morris will host a free webinar to discuss the management of sarcomas, a rare type of cancer that develops from certain tissues, like bone or muscle, and occurs in both children and adults. When treating sarcomas, it is important that patients and their families have access to specialized, multidisciplinary teams with experience in these cancers. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions during the one-hour session.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242

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Bullseye: The Facts About Lyme Disease

Lyme disease, an increasingly common illness in this region, affects 300,000 people annually and results in $1.3 billion in treatment costs each year. John Aucott, M.D. infectious disease expert specializing in Lyme disease, presents the facts about the disease, the latest treatments and therapies available, and discusses the clinical research underway at the new Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Research Center. Viewers can submit questions to Dr. Aucott during this interactive webinar.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242

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Fertility Preservation – What You Need to Know

Fertility preservation is an option for women who face infertility due to medical treatments or who want to delay conception for personal reasons. Join reproductive endocrinologist, Mindy Christianson M.D., to learn more about the services and resources for fertility preservation at the Johns Hopkins Fertility Center.

Monday, June 6, 2016
7–8 p.m. EST

Register online or call 1-888-335-8242

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In-Person 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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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 1-888-335-8242.
 

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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.
 

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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.

  • January 26, 2016
  • February 23, 2016
  • March 15, 2016
  • April 26, 2016
  • May 24, 2016
  • 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.