Educational Programs

The MRF has a robust education program aimed at educating patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, as well as increasing overall awareness of the disease.

Educational Materials

We offer a wide variety of educational materials you can use at fundraisers, doctors' offices, schools and health fairs.

Conferences, Webinars and Teleconferences

Each year, the MRF supports approximately 10 patient-focused educational symposia throughout the U.S. attended by nearly 1,400 people touched by melanoma. Our upcoming educational events are below. Learn from leading melanoma experts who aim to bring participants the most current information on melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment. We record, and make available online, as many events as possible. 


Upcoming Events

Educational Symposium - Cincinnati, OH

The Melanoma Research Foundation, Melanoma Know More and The Christ Hospital Health Network will host a free melanoma patient educational symposium on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH!
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 | Cincinnati, OH 45219 | Details

Eyes on a Cure: Patient & Caregiver Symposium

Join the MRF and CURE OM in Washington, DC on March 10-11, 2017 for the 6th Annual Eyes on a Cure: Ocular Melanoma Patient & Caregiver Symposium!
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 | Washington, DC 20024 | Details

Patient Symposium - Columbus, OH

The Melanoma Research Foundation is excited to partner with The Ohio State University and The James Comprehensive Cancer Center to offer a free melanoma patient symposium on May 6, 2017.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Columbus, OH 43212 | Details

Patient Symposium - Philadelphia, PA

Save the Date: May 12, 2017 The Melanoma Research Foundation is proud to partner with Abramson Cancer Center and Penn Medicine for the 15th Annual Focus on Melanoma Conference on Friday, May 12, 2017. This educational symposium is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them. Join us as melanoma experts present the latest in melanoma prevention, diagnosis and treatment! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please note: This symposium does NOT offer healthcare provider CME hours.
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Philadelphia, PA 19131 | Details

Patient Symposium - Chapel Hill, NC

Save the Date: May 22, 2017 The MRF is excited to again partner with UNC-Chapel Hill to host a Melanoma Patient Day on Monday, May 22, 2017. This event is dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them.  A draft agenda and registration information will be posted soon!  Please note: This symposium does NOT offer healthcare provider CME hours.  
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Chapel Hill, NC 27517 | Details