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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

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.​

  • August 27
  • October 29
  • November 12
  • December 10

Register online or call 410-550-2820.

The ABCs of Kidney Disease
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.

  • September 16, 2019
  • October 14, 2019
  • November 4, 2019 (class features a registered dietitian)
  • December 2, 2019 (class features a pharmacist)

Register online or call 410-550-5669.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes
Nutrition and Kidney Disease: What's Left To Eat?

Join a Johns Hopkins nephrologist to learn about dietary modifications for patients with chronic kidney disease. Topics covered will include:

  • The role of sodium, potassium, phosphorous and protein in the diet
  • Reading and understanding nutrition labels
  • The value of a dietitian as a member of the health care team

Tuesday, September 24
5 to 7 p.m.

Location:
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Harrison Library and Education Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224


Register online or call 410-550-2820.

Nutrition and Kidney Disease: What's Left To Eat?
Prostate Health Education and Screening Event

One in six American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. Should you be screened?

Join Johns Hopkins urology providers for a free educational event to learn if prostate screening is right for you.

Individual patient consultation, physical exam or blood test will be performed as necessary

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
5:15 to 7:30 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
301 Building, 3rd Floor
301 Mason Lord Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224

Register or call 410-550-9135.

Prostate Health Education and Screening Event
Caring for Kidney Disease

A free conference for patients and families

Attend a conference for individuals with advanced kidney disease to learn about the treatment options for kidney failure.  Exhibitors will be present to provide information about kidney disease-related professional organizations and products. 

Health care professionals will discuss:

  • treatment of kidney failure
  • transplantation
  • nutrition
  • social work resources

Attendees also will have an opportunity to network with other patients and their families. 

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

October 5, 2019 
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center 
Johns Hopkins Bayview campus 
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle 
Baltimore, MD 21224 

Register online or at 410-550-KNOW (5669).

Caring for Kidney Disease