The Adoption Medicine Clinic Symposium

The Adoption Medicine Clinic Symposium: Helping Children Thrive is a one-day, hybrid conference for social workers, physicians, therapists, foster parents and parents of adopted children. Attendees will learn about the services provided through the Adoption Medicine Clinic, the positive impact that multidisciplinary medical care has on children that have been adopted or placed into foster care, and the benefits of early intervention across each of our team members’ specialized disciplines. 

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AMC Symposium 2022

This was a 1-day educational conference for social workers, physicians, psychologists, behavioral therapists, occupational therapists and families to learn about AMC research, practices and advocacy. Through focused and collaborative sessions, attendees learned about the power of the AMC’s interdisciplinary team approach through a series of lectures, case studies and discussions. This year’s conference had a primary focus on school age children.

Importance of Medicine Specific to the Adoption & Foster Care Community

by Judith Eckerle, MD

AMC Symposium 2021

Helping New Foster and Adoptive Caregivers Learn About Their Child: Mental Health Evaluation

by Maria Kroupina, Ph.D.

Caring (and Caring) for Children who are Adopted or in Foster Care

by Kimara Gustafson, M.D., MPH & Megan Bresnahan, OTR/L

Dentistry & Oral Health: A Checklist for New Parents

by Jeff Karp, D.M.D, M.S.


The Adoption Medicine Clinic Symposium is made possible by the generous donations from the Dana Johnson Sociey and funding through the Department of Human Services.