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Register for Complimentary COVID-19 Webcasts

Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman's Journey presents a complimentary webcast featuring Johns Hopkins experts who discuss current information regarding COVID-19. Following brief remarks, each speaker addresses questions from the audience.

Upcoming Webcast

Emerging from COVID | June 9, 2020 7:00 PM Eastern Time

COVID-19 leaves a path of devastation for patients, survivors, caregivers and those adjusting to a new way of life. As we are seeing the emergence of increased post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic violence and even suicides, it is important to understand these manifestation of stress from the pandemic, learn to identify early warning symptoms and how to help yourself and those you love. Join us for an intimate discussion indented to reduce emotional pain and distress after months of coping with this novel coronavirus.


Joe Bienvenu

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Oscar Joseph Bienvenu, III., M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Karen Swartz


Karen Swartz, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Myra S. Meyer Associate Professor in Mood Disorders
Director, Mood Disorders Clinical and Educational Programs
Director, Adolescent Depression Awareness Program
Jaquelyn Campbell

Domestic Violence

Jacquelyn Campbell, Ph.D, M.S.N., R.N.
Anna D. Wolf Chair
Professor of Nursing



Past Webcasts

COVID-19: Coping with Stress and Social Isolation

Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Karen Swartz discusses COVID-19 stress and social isolation, and offers suggestions for good health.

COVID-19: A Child’s Perspective

Pediatrician Rachel Thornton reviews the vulnerability of children and symptoms of COVID-19 in children and adolescents and when parents should contact their doctor. In the second half of the webcast, pediatric psychiatrist, Hal Kronsberg, shares strategies to discuss COVID with children and adolescents and considers ways in which anxiety and stress may manifest in children.

Covid-19 Updates with Epidemiologist Lisa Maragakis

Epidemiologist and Senior Director of Infection Prevention at Johns Hopkins, Lisa Maragakis, offers updates on COVID-19, what we have learned about the virus, how it invades a patients lungs, short and long-term impact on other organs, the potential of new treatments and a vaccine, and the threat of return.

Self-Care During COVID-19 | Mindfulness & Meditation

Director of Mindfulness Programs at Johns Hopkins, psychologist Neda Gould unleashes the power of mindfulness and meditation to help participants manage stress, anxiety, and the challenges of uncertainty during this time, and leads a guided meditation for participants.

FREE Daily Mindfulness Sessions with Dr. Neda Gould Mindfulness
Mindfulness meditation can be an excellent resource to manage stress and anxiety during uncertain times. Dr. Neda Gould, faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Mindfulness Program, will be leading daily meditations. Sessions will be 30 min in length and will include a variety of mindfulness meditation practices in a virtual format. Open the following zoom link at the scheduled times to join.

Open the following zoom link at the scheduled times to join.

Daily Meditations 12 PM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 AM on Tuesday and Thursday
Meeting ID: 747 490 420

COVID-19: Health Disparities

Endocrinologist and chief diversity officer Sherita Golden documents the number of elevated confirmed cases of COVID-19 among black and brown communities and explores the underlying social and historical issues placing underrepresented minorities at increased risk.

Stay Informed

Important Coronavirus Information from Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Medicine coronavirus (COVID-19) website remains an important source of updated medical and epidemiologic information that will help you protect yourself and your loved ones.

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