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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.
Navigating Kidney Transplantation
Join Dr. Fizza Naqvi to better understand the kidney transplant process—from pre-transplant evaluation, to wait list, to post-transplant monitoring. Learn how to become a better advocate for yourself and how to navigate the steps to becoming a recipient.
Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018
7–8 p.m. EST
Vaccinations for the Health and Safety of Us All
Join pediatrician Denisse Mueller, M.D., as she discusses the importance of vaccinations for your child. Learn when to have your child vaccinated and why vaccinations are needed for the health and safety of your child and our population. Also learn about vaccine safety and risks and what this means for you and your family.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
7–8 p.m. EST
Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Failure Treatment and Management
More than 500,000 people each year are diagnosed with heart failure according to the American Heart Association. It can be a scary diagnosis; however, research and advancements in medical treatments as well as substantial progress in the field of heart transplantation have made the disease more manageable than ever. Join cardiologist Dr. Kavita Sharma and cardiac surgeon Dr. Ahmet Kilic as they discuss medical and surgical options for treating heart failure and improving quality of life.
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
7–8 p.m. EST
Latest Surgical Options for Pediatric Epilepsy
Join Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah Robinson, M.D., as she discusses the surgical options for patients with recurrent epileptic seizures not responsive to medication.
Monday, May 14, 2018
7–8 p.m. EST
To register, please email email@example.com.
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.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Medicine Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Register online or call 410-550-0409.
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 23, 2018
- February 27, 2018
- April 24, 2018
- May 22, 2018
- June 26, 2018
- July 24, 2018
- August 28, 2018
- November 13, 2018
- December 11, 2018
Register online or call 410-550-2820.
Diabetes 101: Living with Type 2 Diabetes
Join providers from the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center for an interactive class about:
- Strategies to manage blood glucose levels
- The importance of making the right food choices
- What your blood glucose numbers mean
- Medications to help manage Type 2 diabetes
Classes are held monthly at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Family and friends who also wish to learn more are welcome to attend.
- April 9
- May 14
- June 11
- July 16
- August 20
- September 17
- October 15
- November 12
- December 3
For more information or to register, call 410-550-5669.
Breathe Easy: Lung Cancer Prevention, Screening and Treatment
For individuals with lung cancer and their family members who want to learn more about:
- Emerging uses of immunotherapy
- New options for patients with targetable mutations
- Integrative medicine (such as mindfulness, diet and exercise)
- Support for caregivers
- Surgery and radiation in stage 4 disease (emerging options)
- Lung cancer prevention and early detection (screening, smoking cessation, etc.)
- Lung Cancer 2025: Where Are We Headed?
Local lung cancer support groups and advocacy organizations also will be on-site to provide information and resources.
Register online or call 410-550-KNOW (5669).
Friday, April 27, 2018
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.*
Mt. Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
*Lunch will be provided.