Griffin Health Programs, Classes & Events


Griffin Hospital offers a number of educational and support services to our community. They include, but are not limited to:

Cancer Education

Classes and events to provide inform and support people diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones and caregivers and to help cancer patients actively participate in their care. Read more...

Childbirth Education

Classes and support groups are offered weekly to support new and growing families. View the Childbirth Center Calendar...


Special events are held throughout the year to raise funds that support Griffin Hospital programs and services. Read more about fundraisers...

Healthy U "Tuesday Talks"

Healthy U "Tuesday Talks" are a series of wellness talks featuring Griffin Hospital medical experts and community partners providing trusted health information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. All talks are free and open to the public.

Health Screenings

Griffin Hospital's Mobile Health Resource Center offers screenings throughout the Valley Community. Just look for the blue van!

Integrative Medicine Center Fireside Chats

The Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital (IMC) holds free monthly "Fireside Chats" on subjects related to integrative healthcare. The "chats" are conducted by the IMC clinicians and held at the IMC, which is housed in the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital. Please check our calendar for current schedules.

Mini-Med School

This free program is specifically designed for the layperson with little or no medical background, providing a unique opportunity to gain a greater understanding of how the human body works, insight into common disorders of the various organ systems, as well as information about disease prevention. Each weekly session is be divided into two hour-long presentations on different medical topics with a refreshment break between presentations and ample time for questions and answers.  The Mini-Med School program is usually offered each Fall. Please check our calendar for current schedules.

Support Groups

Griffin Hospital offers a number of support groups for those dealing with illness, loss, or stressful life changes.  Please check our calendar for current schedules.

Training Workshops

Meetings and workshops are offered to the community and to healthcare professionals to learn or enhance their skills. Reiki, Soft Touch, and Therapeutic Touch are some of the usual offerings. Workshops are held periodically throughout the year - please check our calendar for current offerings.

Weight-Loss Surgery Seminars

Free weight-loss seminars are held several times each month for those considering weight-loss surgery. Support groups and classes are also offered to those who have already undergone weight-loss surgery. See the Griffin Bariatrics Web site for more information.

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