Join us from 7 to 8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month for a live discussion, including Q&A moderated by Kelly Geer Ripken, A Woman’s Journey’s national chair. Register for one or more of these complimentary webcasts below, and visit the on-demand library for past conversations.
September 13, 2022
There is a growing number of survivors of COVID-19 who are still dealing with symptoms, including shortness of breath, fatigue, headaches, palpitations, and impairments in mental health and cognition. The Johns Hopkins Post-Acute COVID-19 Team Program is a collaboration between the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins with the goal to provide interdisciplinary, standardized care to address the unique needs of COVID-19 survivors. Learn more about long COVID during this specialized program with rehabilitation physician Alba Azola, M.D., neuromuscular physician Tae Chung, M.D., and pulmonologist Ann Parker, M.D., Ph.D.
Diagnosing Cancer Early
October 11, 2022
Johns Hopkins radiologist Elliot Fishman, M.D., reveals how computerized tomography, better known as CT or CAT scan, will revolutionize the physician’s ability to diagnose cancer during its early stages through the use of three-dimension texture mapping and artificial Intelligence, and will transform cancer diagnosis, treatment and survival in the near future.
How Genetic Medicine Can Lead to Better Understanding and Treatment of Disease
November 8, 2022
Genetic medicine is unlike any other specialty. It plays a role in virtually everything, because genetics — the blueprints that lay the foundation for who we are, what we look like and the health conditions we inherit — are the fundamental links in nearly every human condition. Learn about the genetic medicine field and how it can lead to better understanding and treatment of disease with Ambroise Wonkam, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins professor of genetic Medicine and director of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and the Department of Genetic Medicine.
Fact or Fiction? Combatting Common Myths About Eating Disorders
December 13, 2022
Who is more prone than others to develop an eating disorder, and what are the signs and symptoms? Do you have questions about how to prevent or treat eating disorders? Clinical psychologist Colleen Schreyer, Ph.D., will answer these questions and debunk common myths about eating disorders.
Secret (and Not So Secret) Signs of Arrhythmia
January 10, 2023
Just what causes a cardiac arrhythmia? What are the signs you are experiencing an arrhythmia? What are the different types of arrhythmias? Get the answers to these questions and more, and learn about the various approaches to monitor your heart rhythm, with Hugh Calkins, M.D., cardiologist and director of the cardiac arrhythmia service at Johns Hopkins.
Sex Differences in Stroke Recovery
February 14, 2023
There are many differences between the sexes, particularly regarding stroke prevention and recovery. Join Elisabeth Marsh, M.D., cerebrovascular neurologist and director of the comprehensive stroke center at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, as she explains differences in stroke etiology and recovery, and what women can do to help prevent a stroke.
Urinary Incontinence and Vaginal Prolapse
March 14, 2023
As women age, their bodies change. Two conditions that women can experience as they get older are urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. Learn from Johns Hopkins urogynecologist Chi Chiung Grace Chen, M.D., about the different types of these conditions, common causes, symptoms and risk factors, and treatments.
Efforts to Reduce Some Common Causes of Vision Loss
May 9, 2023
Want to learn about the latest efforts to reduce glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy — the most common causes of vision loss? Join two experts from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins —glaucoma and cataract opthalmologist Mona Kaleem, M.D. and retina ophthalmologist Mira Sachdeva, M.D, Ph.D. — as they outline the causes, diagnoses and new treatment developments.