AMC Publications & Webinars

Clinic Building

It is more important now than ever to stay connected. Please feel free to reach out to Dr. Eckerle at, or the Adoption Medicine Clinic administrative staff at if we can be of help to you or your family during these unprecedented times.

Preadoption Consultations and Preadoption Medical Reviews

All preadoption consultations and preadoption medical reviews are operating as usual with no delays.

In Person Clinic Appointments:

To schedule an appointment at the Adoption Medicine Clinic which is located on the 3rd floor of the Discovery Clinic, please call our appointment line at 612-365-6777.


The AMC also offers telehealth services for those patients in greater MN who are unable to visit us in person.

  • Webinars
  • Podcasts
  • Publications
  • Blog Posts & News Articles

COVID-19 Support and Resources

Child Mind Institute

Talking to kids about COVID-19

Child Trends

Resources for Supporting Children's Emotional Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic

MN Adopt

MN Adopt Helpline: 1-855-670-HELP or 612-746-5137 Email:

Through their deep understanding of trauma, attachment, adoption and permanency related considerations (i.e. behavioral challenges, parenting difficulties, therapeutic needs, school challenges, identity, grief & loss, etc.), HELP Program staff are able to provide objective, individualized support and connection to various resources needed.

NAMI Minnesota

Mental Health support and COVID-19

NCTSN: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Sesame Street in Communities: Caring for Each Other

As a result of COVID-19, families around the world are needing to adjust, adapt and keep each other safe. In response, Sesame Workshop is launching the Caring for Each Other initiative – a long-term commitment to supporting families for the duration of this crisis. Through this initiative, they will be introducing brand new content from Sesame Street and Streets around the world.