Education Institute

Patient & Caregiver Meetings

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.

Attend a Meeting Near You!


9th Annual Eyes on a Cure: Patient & Caregiver Symposium

April 17, 2020

REGISTER Event registration does not include a hotel reservation. Click here to reserve your room in the CURE OM room block. Book by March 27, 2020 to guarantee availability and pricing.



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 – Philadelphia, PA

May 8, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with The University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center for the 18th Annual Melanoma Patient Symposium on Friday, May 8, 2020. Save the Date: May 8, 2020 Please continue to check back fo …



Patient Symposium – Los Angeles, CA

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!



Patient Symposium – Washington, DC

May 16, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center for a melanoma patient & caregiver symposium on May 16, 2020. Save the Date: May 16, 2020 Please continue to check back for additional …



Patient Symposium – Chapel Hill, NC

May 18, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center the Annual Melanoma Patient Day on Monday, May 18, 2020. Save the Date: May 18, 2020 New this year – lunch will be provided! Agenda: 12pm – Doo …



Patient Symposium – Atlanta, GA

June 13, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute for the Atlanta Melanoma Patient Symposium on June 13, 2020. Save the Date: June 13, 2020 Please continue to check back for additional details.



Pediatric Melanoma Summit – Scottsdale, AZ

September 25, 2020

The MRF is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual Pediatric Melanoma Summit from September 25-27, 2020 in Scottsdale, AZ at the Great Wolf Lodge! SAVE THE DATE: SEPT 25-27, 2020 Please continue to check back for additional details, registration, room bloc …



Past Events

2019 Meeting Slides & Recordings

September 7, 2019 – Northwest Melanoma Symposium – Seattle, WA: Click HERE!

June 21, 2019 – Mindfulness and Meditation – led by Aleezé Moss, PhD

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 Meeting 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):