• Talks from Transform 2014 are now available. Watch 2014 talks.

  • The Transform symposium is the multidisciplinary conference for thought-provoking, inspiring ideas hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation.

  • Gary Slutkin, M.D., and Rev. Tim White of Cure Violence discussing violence interrupters with John Hockenberry at Transform 2013.

  • Bobbie S. Gostout, M.D., of Mayo Clinic discussing the OB Nest project with John Hockenberry and project participants at Transform 2013.

  • The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation approaches its work with a "Think big. Start small. Move fast.™" philosophy. How are you thinking big?


People standing at Transform conference

At Transform, speakers do more than just present — they're also engaged and challenged. Every speaker is also encouraged to be available to participants for further discussion.

See our 2014 speakers and watch our 2013 main stage presentations.

  • John HockenberryJohn Hockenberry
  • Amy KlobucharAmy Klobuchar
  • "Transform is an excellent, fast-moving venue to help us understand the world and future trends with a decent but not heavy medical bias. The expertise and examples are practical enough that hardly a day goes by when I don't think of something I was introduced to at Transform." — Bradly J. Narr, M.D., Mayo Clinic
  • Shirley FranklinShirley Franklin
  • Kim ErwinKim Erwin
Workshop participants in the Transform 2013

Workshop participants in the Transform 2013 Digging In session "How Can Comics Help Us Understand Health?"

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Douglas L. Wood, M.D., medical director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, engaging with audience members at Transform 2013.

Mayo Clinic: 150 Years of Serving Humanity, a mobile exhibit

People from throughout the U.S. and around the world look to Mayo Clinic for hope and healing. To honor its 150-year legacy of serving humanity in 2014, we are bringing the Mayo Clinic story to Transform. Don't miss Mayo Clinic: 150 Years of Serving Humanity, a mobile exhibit touring the U.S. and Canada throughout 2014.


Transform 2014 recap
Get a recap of Transform 2014 as we showcase our speakers, attendees and the messages shared this year.

Travel and lodging

As in past years, Mayo Civic Center in downtown Rochester, Minn., will be the site of Transform 2014. We've reserved blocks of rooms at several nearby hotels. See travel and lodging details.

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Have a question? Contact the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
Email: innovation@mayo.edu
Phone: 507-266-0900