Designed for those seeking support and more information in smaller communities, IMF Regional Community Workshops offer families a condensed version of the full Patient & Family Seminar at no charge.

They usually take place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  
Lunch and refreshments are provided. 

Why attend an IMF Regional Community Workshop? 

Maybe you live too far away from a metropolitan hub. That’s why the IMF hosts Regional Community Workshops. Seating is limited at these workshops to only 75–100 attendees. For that reason, patients gain one-on-one interactions with myeloma experts during the meetings. 

In this video, Kelly Cox, IMF Director of Regional Community Workshops and Support Groups, shares his passion for helping myeloma patients. 

Kelly Cox
Kelly Cox
IMF Director of Regional Community Workshops and Support Groups
“We have a seat for every person that’s dealing with myeloma, whether they want to deal with it or not: I have a seat for them.”

When are upcoming IMF Regional Community Workshops? 

Click any of the boxes below to learn about a Regional Community Workshop near you: 


More information about upcoming IMF Regional Community Workshops to come

I’m about to attend an IMF Regional Community Workshop. What should I know in advance?

At each IMF Regional Community Workshop, myeloma experts present slides of topics such as multiple myeloma 101, treatment for newly diagnosed patients, treatment for relapsed and refractory patients, maintenance therapy, and more. Before attending a Regional Community Workshop, we encourage you to review the slides below. They are listed according to location and by myeloma expert.

Pittsburgh, PA - June 29, 2019


Seattle, WA - April 6, 2019


La Jolla, San Diego, CA - March 23, 2019


  1. Multiple Myeloma 101
    - Dr. David Vesole

  2. Treatment When You're First Diagnosed
    - Dr. Caitlin Costello

  3. Relapsed and Refractory Myeloma
    - Dr. David Vesole

  4. Maintenance Therapy
    - Dr. Caitlin Costello

  5. Clinical Trials at UCSD
    - Dr. Caitlin Costello

  6. Communicating With Your Health Care Team
    - Deb Doss, RN, OCN

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