History & Mission

The Adoption Medicine Clinic University of Minnesota is an outpatient clinic serving families with children adopted domestically, internationally, and in foster care.

Adoption Creates Families

Adoption Creates Families



Founded in 1986, our clinic is a global leader in adoption medicine, research, education and advocacy. Our providers have completed over 30,000 pre-adoption reviews for children in over 40 countries. We provide preadoption consultation, medical review, travel counseling, and comprehensive foster and post-adoption care.



Our mission is to help families heal children who are adopted, in foster care and advocate for those remaining in institutional care throughout the world.

AMC Team

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What parents say about the Adoption Medicine Clinic

Healthy kids at home and abroad

Dr. Dana Johnson

Dr. Judith Eckerle