Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Classes and Events

Emory Johns Creek Hospital offers a variety of community events, classes, and support groups.

Pre-Natal Classes

Several free classes are available through our Birth Place to help new and expecting parents as they prepare for a new arrival. Our classes include Labor, Delivery & Postpartum 101, Breastfeeding 101, and Newborn Care Essentials. To learn more and sign up, visit our Birth Place page.

Heart Ready CPR Class

The Johns Creek Fire Department offers free CPR certification courses.

Diabetes Education

Diabetes education classes are held virtually for all participants.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group meets virtually on the third Wednesday of the month from 6-7pm via Zoom. The sessions offer helpful coping skills and strategies to help you through your experience. You’ll also hear presentations by health, nutrition, fitness, and legal experts. RSVP required, please contact Joy McCall, LCSW, at 404-938-0918 or via email at joy.mccall@emoryhealthcare.org to obtain the Zoom details.

Bariatric Support Group

The Bariatric Support Group is free and open to both pre-and post-operative patients, including patients having surgery from other hospitals and centers. It is an integral part of your success and is a monthly commitment. No registration is required to attend. The group meets monthly via Zoom on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 12:00pm ET.

To join the virtual meetings, use the following credentials:

Zoom meeting link

Meeting ID: 846 1739 1616
Password: EJCH

Breastfeeding Support Group

Led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), our Breastfeeding Support Group is an in-person chance to meet, bond with, and get support from other new moms! Babies are welcome and weight checks are available. Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

No need to sign up or RSVP but reach out to Cathy Puechner at cathy.puechner@emoryhealthcare.org if you have questions.

Parkinson’s Wellness Network

The Parkinson's Wellness Network is a support community of individuals affected by Parkinson's disease. Each meeting features a speaker and is focused on topics such as the latest research breakthroughs, treatment options, management strategies, and services available for individuals living with Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson’s Wellness Network is designed to help you connect with support, camaraderie, and resources throughout your journey with Parkinson’s.

We meet quarterly (February, May, August, November) at Emory Johns Creek Outpatient Rehab, 11670 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097. Meeting details will be sent out each quarter. To get on our mailing list or for questions, please contact Bri Alvarado at brianneth.alvarado2@emoryhealthcare.org.

Stroke Support Group

A virtual support group, held by Emory Rehabilitation Hospital, in partnership with Select Medical Stroke Survivors’ Club, every 4th Thursday from 11:00am – 12:00pm. The November meeting will be held on the 3rd Thursday and there is no meeting in December. For any questions or to be put on the email list, please call Sherrill Rucker-Peoples at (404) 712-5512 or email Sherrill.ruckerpeoples@emoryhealthcare.org for a Zoom invite.

Total Joint Replacement Class

Held on Mondays (in person at EJCH) and Thursdays (Zoom only) from 11:00 am – 12:30pm.

The Total Joint Replacement class prepares patients for upcoming hip and knee surgeries. Education is provided regarding pre-operative, hospital, and post-operative experiences, along with patient expectations. Surgeon preferences are also discussed to be sure that there are no surprises for the patient or the physician. This class is taught by the Orthopedic Coordinator / Nurse Navigator.

For questions, please contact:

Kim Mincey: kimberly.m.mincey@emoryhealthcare.org or 678-474-8104

Adrienne Harris: adrienne.harris@emoryhealthcare.org or 678-768-3754

No sign up is required for this class

Zoom Information: Join the meeting on Zoom.us/join by entering Meeting ID 92555786906

Treehouse Gang Support Group

Emory Winship Cancer Institute is offering an online support group for children of parents with cancer, facilitated by licensed social workers at our Emory Decatur Hospital location. Please RSVP to nikita.burke@emoryhealthcare.org or call (404) 501-3742 to get more information and join the waitlist.

For questions or to register for a class, please call 404-778-7777.