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!


Patient Symposium – Washington, DC

June 6, 2020

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is excited to partner with Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center for a melanoma patient & caregiver symposium on June 6, 2020. Save the Date: June 6, 2020 REGISTER NOW!   View the 2020 Georgetow …



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 REGISTER NOW!   View the 2020 Northside Agenda here!



Pediatric Melanoma Summit – Phoenix, AZ

September 25, 2020

The MRF is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual Pediatric Melanoma Summit from September 25-27, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ at the Great Wolf Lodge! Mark your calendars today and stay tuned for additional details, registration, room block info, travel assistanc …



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

November 20, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Eyes on a Cure: Patient & Caregiver Symposium MOVED to November 20-22, 2020   Hotel and travel information will be available soon and separate reservations are required. Stay tuned! Register today for the Eyes on a Cure: Pati …



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):