Conferences

Upcoming conferences.

01, 02 & 03. Dec.2022- Mexico & other Spanish speaking countries 🇲🇽🌎🌍🌏

Second Play in Hospital Awareness Week in Mexico’ (Segunda Semana del Juego Intrahospitalario en México)

For SemanaJIM

Previous conferences.

  • 2022- United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Staying with the Trouble of Illness: Children and Health Concerns’

    For The Child of the Future Conference by University of Cambridge

  • 2022- United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Children’s perspectives of Hospital Specialised Play Interventions

    For National Association of Health Play Specialists

  • 2022- Mexico 🇲🇽

    ‘Hospital Specialised Play for Children: Applications and Benefits (Juego Intrahospitalario: Usos y Beneficios)

    For Colegio de Pediatras de Yucatán A.C.

  • 2022- United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Play and Health: The Revolution of Paediatric Healthcare in Mexico

    For CLAREC (Cambridge Latin American Research in Education Collective) (Recording available here)

  • 2022- United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    ‘Exploring the Power of Hospital Specialised Play in the United Kingdom’

    For King’s College London Paediatric Society.

  • 2021 Brazil 🇧🇷

    Pensi Pesquisa e Ensino em Saúde Infantil

    ‘Exploring the impact of ‘Play’ in children’s development within healthcare-related experiences’ (Explorando el impacto del juego en el desarrollo infantil dentro de las experiencias de salud).

    For Instituto PENSI – Pesquisa e Ensino em Saúde Infantil

  • 2021 Mexico 🇲🇽

    First Play in Hospital Awareness Week in Mexico’ (Primera Semana del Juego Intrahospitalario en México)

    For SemanaJIM

  • 2021 United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Dr. Hugh Jolly Memorial: ‘Discovering the Power of Specialised Play in Hospitals within the United Kingdom’

    For ‘The National Association of Health Play Specialists’.

  • 2021 Australia 🇦🇺

    How to Explain Chronic-Illnesses to Children According to Health Play Specialist in the United Kingdom

    For The Association of Child Life Therapists Australia (ACLTA).

  • 2021 Mexico 🇲🇽

    Round Table: Ethics, the undeniable value of the profession’ (Mesa Redonda: Ética, el valor innegable de la profesión).

    For Expo Med

  • 2021 Mexico 🇲🇽

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    Can we play with our doctors?

    At Tonalli 2021 Virtual Summer Camp (For children living with Type-1 Diabetes)

  • 2021 United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    ‘Exploring the Power of ‘Play’ and the role of ‘Health Play Specialists’ in the United Kingdom’

    For the ‘National Association of Health Play Specialists’. United Kingdom.

  • 2021 United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    How to Explain Chronic-Illnesses to Children According to Health Play Specialist in the United Kingdom

    For the ‘Play 2021: A conference on children, play and space’. University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.

  • 2021 United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    Pre-diabetes in children: what does it mean on a global scale and how we address it as a global community?

    For the ‘United Kingdom Model World Health Organisation’.

  • 2021 New Zealand 🇳🇿

    Remodelling our Medical Brain: Acquiring a ‘Pro-Play Mindset’ within Paediatric-Healthcare’

    At the Paediatric Grand Round at Starship Hospital.

  • 2021 New Zealand 🇳🇿

    ‘Empowering Chronically-ill Children through ‘Specialised Play’ in the United Kingdom’

    For the Hospital Play Specialists Association of New Zealand 

  • 2020 Denmark 🇩🇰

    How to explain chronic-illnesses to children, according to Health Play Specialists in the United Kingdom’

    For clinical and research staff within BørneRiget- Children’s Hospital Copenhagen.

  • 2020 Bulgaria 🇧🇬

    ‘Emergency Medicine in Paediatric Healthcare’

    For the Medical Emergency and Paediatric Society of the Medical University of Pleven.

  • 2020 Mexico 🇲🇽

    How to utilise ‘Play’ to help children understand their chronic-illnesses

    For the clinical staff of Hospital Ángeles de Interlomas, Mexico City.

  • 2020 United Kingdom 🇬🇧

    How to utilise ‘Play’ to help children understand their chronic-illnesses’

    For the University College London (UCL) Mexican Society.

    Available here (in Spanish)

  • 2018 – 2019 Mexico 🇲🇽

    ‘Breastfeeding: An anthropological approach’.

    For clinical staff, undergrad and postgrad students at Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez (HIMFG) and Hospital Ángeles de Interlomas, Mexico City.

  • 2018 – 2019 Mexico 🇲🇽

    ‘Happiness: Truth or Dare’.

    A conference about the Science of Happiness and the search for work-life balance for Child-Healthcare Professionals.

    For clinical staff, undergrad and postgrad students at Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez (HIMFG), Mexico City.

  • 2018 – 2019 Mexico 🇲🇽

    ‘Medical Anthropology: To improve the quality of care’

    For clinical staff, undergrad and postgrad students at Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez (HIMFG), Mexico City.

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¡Hola! I am Paulina Pérez-Duarte Mendiola, MD, MSc.

I am a clinical paediatrician and medical anthropologist. My career has focused on improving the holistic outcomes of children’s health and addressing healthcare inequalities. 

 I am currently the Director of Development at Pediatric Potential Inc. a non-profit organisation aimed at redefining international paediatric healthcare experiences.

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