II International Conference
on Thanatology, Grief
and Palliative Care
April 23, 24 and 25, 2020
Four Points by Sheraton Galerías
Monterrey, Nuevo León, MX
United States of America
President of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation based in the United States of America, as well as a photography lover with international exhibitions.
Current president of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Mexico Foundation, she has a specialty in psycho-oncology and with preparation in the area of palliative care. He has carried out and maintains social volunteer activities providing support to patients and their families, as well as working in the teaching area.
Current Vice President of the EKR Foundation in the U.S., Global Ambassador for Palliative Care for Children: International Children’s Palliative Care Network ; Co-chair of the European Association of the Palliative Care Working Group for Refugees and Migrants; Vice President of PatchSA – Palliative treatment for children in South Africa. In addition to performing various volunteer activities in two Hospices in Bloemfontein.
Director of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Brasil Foundation, member of the Laboratory of Tanatology and Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Palliative professor and writer.
General Director of the John Bowlby Institute, Consultants and Knowledge Managers, in Medellín, Colombia; Professor since 2011 of the University of Malaga in the Master’s Degree in Counseling and Intervention in Emergencies, Emergencies and Disasters.
Sickboy Podcast is hilarious, ridiculously insightful and absolutely determined to break down the stigma associated with illness and disease! The show started with three best friends who recognized that when faced with difficult situations, illnesses and diseases, people tighten up, they get awkward, and they simply don’t know what to say. Taking the lead from Jeremie’s life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, the boys help people understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.
Doctor in psychology from the University of Palermo, author, researcher and teacher. He is a specialist in the use and application of writing and the therapeutic story, which is a scientific intervention in the field of health that contributes to the increase of psychological well-being, positive affectivity and the decrease of physical symptomatology.
Doctor of Medicine from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and honoris causa from the University of the Republic of Uruguay. He was president of the Spanish Palliative Care Society, an area in which he has Masters in Madrid and Barcelona. He has given more than 1,200 conferences; In addition to being author and co-author of more than 25 books related to palliative care. It was a Gold Medal for Merit at Work.
President of the Paliar Foundation in Argentina, also a medical specialist in psycho-oncology and palliative care. Since 2007, she has been the Medical Director of the Hospice El Buen Pastor as well as being Vice President of the Palliative Care Council of the Argentine Society of Medicine. In addition to working as a teacher and co-author of the books Psycho-oncology: different perspectives; Advanced Therapies; and help! My dad turned 100 years old.
Pediatric palliative care specialist; He worked at the Center for Pain Management and Pediatrics of Technology in Monterrey; He has taught workshops on pediatric palliative care in various countries such as India, Canada, among others. Member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico.
Medical oncologist with more than 30 years of experience, Director of the Organization for Integral Care in Oncology at the oncology clinic. He has experience in the diagnosis of cancer, treatment of breast cancer, colon and rectal cancer, lung cancer, among other conditions. He is the author of several articles published in national and international medical journals, as well as co-author of the book Medical Oncology, a Comprehensive Review.
Co-founder of the Mexico Center headquarters of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation. Accompanying individual psycho-affective and spiritual processes, and grieving processes; as well as in processes of end of life and loss to both terminally ill patients and their families. Speaker, workshop and advisor on issues related to loss, death and the dying.
The legacy of Kübler-Ross and the 5 stages of grief
How to improve the quality of life in children with catastrophic diseases
Palliative childcare based on the Kübler-Ross model
Beliefs and traditions about death
De-stigmatizing the disease: let’s talk about this
A new life perspective
Nuevos retos sobre la tanatología y los cuidados paliativos en el mundo
Podcast en vivo: hablemos de cuidados paliativos
Cómo enfrenta el adolescente el final de la vida
Una nueva perspectiva de vida
Manejo de la esperanza
El cuento terapéutico como herramienta en cuidados paliativos
Desgaste emocional en los profesionales de la salud por exceso de empatía en cuidados paliativos
Los cuidados paliativos en los diferentes ámbitos no hospitalarios
Morir en paz
Reconstrucción de significados: aprende sobre cómo hacer esta actividad, la cual es la más importante, larga y compleja de las tareas de acompañamiento en el duelo. La inversión a este taller es adicional al boleto.