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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

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 7 p.m. Family and friends who also wish to learn more are welcome to attend.​

  • October 29
  • 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.

  • 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
Prostate Health

Date: Thursday, November 14th
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center – Green Spring Station
10803 Falls Road, Pavilion III, suite 3500
Lutherville, MD 21093

Additional Information

Prostate cancer detection and treatment is advancing rapidly. Join Johns Hopkins urologist Michael Gorin, Director of the Prostate Cancer Precision Medicine Center of Excellence, for a free educational event on the latest breakthroughs in prostate cancer detection, including precision testing, imaging and biopsy.

Registration begins 6:30 pm
Free Parking
Light refreshments will be served
Seating is limited to first 40 registrants

Register Online

Thriving and Surviving Lung Cancer 2019

A free conference for patients and families to learn about:

  • Immunotherapy

  • Mutations and Targeted Therapy

  • Financial Toxicity for patients

  • Local Therapy

  • Life outside of Cancer

  • Improving Breathing

Friday, November 15, 2019
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.*

Turf Valley Resort
2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

*Lunch will be provided.

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

Thriving and Surviving Lung Cancer 2019
A Woman’s Journey Conference

25th anniversary women’s health conference providing access to groundbreaking information and access to over 50+ Johns Hopkins Medicine experts.

Saturday, November 23
Hilton Baltimore Hotel
401 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Two keynote speakers at breakfast and lunch and select three out of 24 seminars all featuring Johns Hopkins Medicine experts.  After lunch, attend Ask the Experts, which provides conference attendee’s access to additional Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians there to answer general health questions.

Lectures include:

  • Microbiome (gut and skin)
  • Inflammation
  • Reducing the risk of dementia
  • Discoveries about the brain
  • Mindfulness
  • Aging wisely
  • Hormones 

For more information on registration fees and continuing education, call 410-955-8660 or visit: www.hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney/baltimore  

 

A Woman’s Journey Conference
Women’s Heart Health 101
Did you know that heart disease and its symptoms are different for women than men, and that several risk factors may play a larger role in the development of heart disease in women? Join Erin Michos, cardiologist and director of women’s cardiovascular health at Johns Hopkins, for an in-person, interactive seminar on women’s heart health and cardiovascular disease prevention.
 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 
Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center – Green Spring Station
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 3500 
Lutherville, MD 21093
 
Registration begins 6 p.m. 
Free Parking 
Light refreshments will be served 
Seating is limited to first 40 registrants
 
REGISTRATION IS FULL
To be added to the waitlist, please email hopkinsseminars@jhmi.edu
Women’s Heart Health 101
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