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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.

Online Seminars

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

Register online

Navigating Kidney Transplantation
Progress and Pitfalls in Breast Implant Surgery

Can I get cancer from my breast implants? Women were stunned last year by the media coverage surrounding breast implant-associated lymphoma. During this webinar, surgical oncologist Dr. David Euhus and plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Justin Sacks will put those risks in perspective while reviewing recent advances in implant surgery for breast reconstruction. These recent advances are speeding recovery and improving outcomes with fewer doctor visits.

Wednesday, Mar., 7, 2018

7–8 p.m. EST

Register online

Progress and Pitfalls in Breast Implant Surgery
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

Register online

Heart Failure Treatment and Management
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 hopkinsseminars@jhmi.edu.

Latest Surgical Options for Pediatric Epilepsy

In Person Seminars

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 410-550-0409.

Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
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.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease
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.

  • March 19
  • 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.

Diabetes 101: Living with Type 2 Diabetes
Home Dialysis: Fitting Dialysis into Your Life

For individuals with advanced kidney disease who want to learn about home dialysis modalities.

Tuesday, March 13
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

To register, call 410-550-KNOW (5669).

Home Dialysis: Fitting Dialysis into Your Life
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.

Breathe Easy: Lung Cancer Prevention, Screening and Treatment