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desenho de homem sentado

joão pedro locatelli cezar

He started medical school at age 17, far from the comfort of Erechim, RS, where he was born and raised. With academic growth, while still in college, he began to work as an English and French language teacher as his first job. With his diploma in hand, he worked as a Brazilian Army doctor on missions to assist the population and assist the military and their families. Afterwards, he began his medical residency in pediatrics at the Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA). As a pediatrician, he followed his medical residency in pediatric hematology and hemotherapy, also at HCPA.


In addition to medicine, he enjoys technology and is studying how it can help in doctor-patient interactions and increase the quality and continuity of care. He also creates and draws paintings with a minimalist aesthetic, plays video games, plays with his four-legged partner, and is interested in gastronomy and the kitchen.

formation &
academic performance

medical school
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

the cradle of his academic learning within medicine.

medical residency in pediatrics
Porto Alegre clinic hospital

3-year medical residency in pediatrics, part of the Global Pediatric Education Consortium. Residency course recognized by SBP, MEC and ABM.

medical residency in pediatric hematology and hemotherapy
Porto Alegre clinic hospital

Medical residency of 2  years in Pediatric Hematology and Hemotherapy in the course of  recognized area of expertise  by ABHH, MEC and ABM.

Master's Degree in Child and Adolescent Health
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Focused on Pediatric Hematology and project on Health-Related Quality of Life and Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Student representative of the class. Started in 2020.

pediatrics teacher

Ongoing Pediatrics professor focusing on preparation for the exam.  revalidation of foreign medical diplomas.

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