Capture the Moment Symposium

Course Director(s): Winston Tan, M.D., Asher A. Chanan-Khan, M.D., Joshua L. Mattson, Matthew M. Medley

The Ritz Carlton - Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL
March 3rd - February 26th, 2018

Symposium Schedule

Capture the Moment Symposium

A Mayo Clinic Symposium for Patients & Their Loved Ones

Saturday, March 3, 2018


9:00 a.m.       Why We Connect – Winston Tan, M.D.

9:30 a.m.       Breast Cancer Vaccines – Keith L. Knutson, Ph.D.

10:00 a.m.     Cellular Immune Therapies for the Treatment of Certain Types of Blood Cancers:                                CART-T cell and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation – Mohamed Kharfan-Dabaja, M.D.

10:30 a.m.     Break

10:45 a.m.     Exercise & Physical Therapy - Thomas Rizzo, M.D.

11:15 a.m.      Molecular Imaging at Mayo Clinic in Florida:  Evolution in Personalized                                                   Medicine - Manoj K. Jain, M.D.

11:45 a.m.     Integrative Medicine - Dawn M. Mussallem, D.O.

12:15 p.m.      Lunch and Exhibits

1:15 p.m.        Ask a Mayo Clinic Doctor - Panel Discussion

2:15 p.m.        Caregiver Fatigue: Who Takes Care of You? - Edward T. Creagan, M.D.

3:00 p.m.       Breakout Session #1

  • Cancer 101:  What Do I Need to Know About Cancer?
  • Yoga
  • Wonders of Interventional Radiology

3:35 p.m.        Breakout Session #2

  • Breast Cancer Research
  • Breakthroughs in Blood Cancer Treatments

3:40 p.m.        Breakout Session #3




Mayo Clinic Hospital - Jacksonville, Florida

Diagnostic Radiology

Manoj K. Jain, M.D.

Andrew Lewis, M.D.


Family Medicine/Pallative Care

Renee Foster, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.



            Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D.

Asher A. Chanan-Khan, M.D.

Mohamed Kharfan-Dabaja, M.D.

Rami Manochakian, M.D.

Alvaro Moreno Aspitia, M.D.

Dawn M. Mussallem, D.O.

Winston Tan, M.D.



Keith L. Knutson, Ph.D.


Physical Medicine &  Rehabilitation

Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr. M.D.



Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota



Edward T. Creagan, M.D.

Registration FAQ

1.  How do I register for the Capture the Moment Symposium?

  • Online - Register by clicking here, creating an account and completing the needed information

**Past Attendees:  If you attended last year, you can use your log in and password to register for this year's symposium

  • Mail - Download the brochure to complete the registration information and mail back to: 

 Mayo Clinic Activities                                                                                                                                5777 E Mayo Blvd                                                                                                                             Phoenix, AZ 85054

  • Phone - Call the Mayo Clinic Activities office at (480) 342-3490.  Please leave a message and your call will be returned within 24 hours.


2. Am I able to bring a guest?

Yes! Please feel free to bring your family, friends or caregivers.  When you register, there is a spot to include your guests name.


3.  Is lunch provided? Is there a cost to the symposium?

Lunch will be provided free of charge and give you a chance to meet other symposium attendees.  There is no cost to attend the symposium.


4.  After registering, what do I need to do?

After registering online you will receive a confirmation email with additional information on parking, location and copy of your schedule. 



Hotel Accomodations

The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes

4012 Central Florida Parkway

Orlando, FL 32837

Reservations: 1-866-763-2960

Click here to make your reservations!

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with a special course rate of $279 per night at The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes.

To receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of February 2, 2018, whichever comes first. Reservations are taken following this date based on space and rate availability. If calling in, please identify yourself as part of the Mayo Clinic Capture the Moment attendee when making your reservation.

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