Medical School

International Adoption Clinic

Department of Pediatrics


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    Preadoption Medical Reviews and Consultations

    Our physicians have collectively reviewed the histories of more than 25,000 children who are waiting for adoption, helping families make a decision that is right for all.

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    Development, Transition and Mental Health

    Children who lived in an orphanage or other impermanent care setting prior to adoption may require special attention. This program helps both child and family with the transition to a new life.

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    Clinic Visits

    No matter how long you've been together as a family, we are happy to see you in clinic. We do initial post-arrival screens and work with older children, too - either domestically or internationally adopted.

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    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Evaluations

    Fetal alcohol exposure is the most common cause of developmental disabilities in children. Your child does not have to be adopted to receive this evaluation.

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Improving health and care for adoptees and orphans throughout the world
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Parent Partners

Pictured: John Hays, of Hays Kids, whose work is featured on our Parent Partners page

Day to day, community action and advocacy are being done through the amazing initiatives of parents. We salute these parents and families who are this work. Via our Parent Partners page, we hope to highlight the work of these families.

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Advocacy and Foundation Work

For every child adopted out of an orphanage or impermanent care situation, millions more languish there. Our philosophy is to do all we can through legislative and educational advocacy to see that those children who remain in institutions or the foster care system have the best possible chance for a future. Some of our work is through action as partners with nonprofit foundations.

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