• 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 Hockenberry John Hockenberry
  • Elizabeth Rosenthal, M.D.Elisabeth Rosenthal, M.D.
  • "Transform is a unique crossroads for people — from the medical care industry, health promoters of all stripes, and others from the fields of design, finance, architecture, education and the like — committed to improving the nation's health." — David J. Erickson, Ph.D., Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Maria BartiromoMaria Bartiromo
  • Eric DishmanEric Dishman
Workshop participants in the Transform 2013

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

People standing around guy sitting

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

Register now for Transform 2014, which will be held Sept. 7-9, 2014.
Register for Transform 2014

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.

Gonda building at night Foundation House

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