Education Institute

Patient & Caregiver Meetings

Join Us for a Meeting Near You!

Each year, the MRF hosts a series of in-person, educational events in partnership with with major academic medical centers. These meetings provide an opportunity to learn from leaders in melanoma and network with other patients and caregivers. Join us as leading melanoma experts provide updates on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials and research.

View presentations from recent meetings and see upcoming events below!

2019 Symposia Slides & Recordings

May 17, 2019 – 17th Annual Focus on Melanoma – Philadelphia, PA: Click HERE!

April 5-7, 2019 – CURE OM Patient & Caregiver Symposium: Recordings or slides (below)!

2018 Symposia Slides & Recordings

May 19, 2018 – Northwest Melanoma Symposium – Seattle, WA: Click HERE

May 11, 2018 – 16th Annual Focus on Melanoma – Philadelphia, PA: Click HERE!

May 5, 2018 – Columbus, OH Patient Symposium: Click HERE!

April 20-22, 2018 – CURE OM Patient & Caregiver Symposium: Recordings or slides (below):


Patient Symposium – Seattle, WA

September 7, 2019

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for the Northwest Melanoma Symposium: Science to Survivorship on September 7, 2019. Save the Date: September 7, 2019 Additional details, including a draft ag …



Pediatric Melanoma Summit – Chicago, IL

September 27, 2019

The Melanoma Research Foundation will host the 6th Annual Pediatric Melanoma Summit for young melanoma patients and their families at the Great Wolf Lodge in Chicago, IL on September 27-29, 2019. Date: September 27-29, 2019 The 2019 Pediatric Melanoma …



Patient Symposium – Columbus, OH

May 2, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with The Ohio State University and The James Cancer Center for the Columbus Melanoma Patient Symposium on May 2, 2020. Save the Date: May 2, 2020 Please continue to check back for additional …



Patient Symposium – Los Angeles

May 9, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with City of Hope for the Los Angeles-Area Melanoma Symposium: Science to Survivorship on May 9, 2020. Save the Date: May 9, 2020 Please continue to check back for additional details!