Cancer Center Education Training

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Community Lectures

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center and the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara host free lectures open to the community to discuss relevant topics in cancer care and cancer prevention.

Lectures are held at the Wolf Education and Training Center at Ridley-Tree Cancer Center located at 529 W. Junipero Street in Santa Barbara. Attendees can park in the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center parking garage at 540 W. Pueblo Street, next to the Wolf Education and Training Center. 

Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP for an upcoming lecture, please call (805) 879-5698 or email

Click here to learn about our upcoming lectures.

Click here to see our past lectures.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are committed to keeping our patients and community safe throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In order to adhere to social distancing guidelines, our in-person lectures have been cancelled for the time being. We are working to make future lectures available online. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Current Lecture

Advances in Melanoma and Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer

Due to COVID-19, the in-person lecture on May 28 was cancelled. A recording is available below.

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center’s Medical Oncologist and Hematologist Julian Davis, MD, MA and Mark Burnett, MD, FAAD of the Santa Barbara Skin Institute offer a view on the latest advances in treating melanoma and what patients can do to best reduce their risk of this and other skin cancers.

Featured Speakers:
Medical Oncologist Dermatology and Mohs Surgery

Julian Davis, MD, MA - Dr. Davis is a Medical Oncologist at Ridley-Tree Cancer Center. He is a published oncology researcher, and has a special interest in hematologic malignancies and advanced cutaneous cancers like melanoma.

Mark Burnett, MD, FAAD - Dr. Burnett is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon at the Santa Barbara Skin Institute.