Medical Aspects of International Adoption
Alla Gordina, MD FAAP
“Medical Aspects of International Adoption” presented by Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP provides a great introduction to the medical aspects of international adoption, from pre-adoption medicals for parents through giardia, TB and post-adoption depression with a focus on Russian and the countries of the former Soviet Union including Kazakhstan and Ukraine. “Medical Aspects” has two parts: a recorded webinar, “Medical Aspects of International Adoption”, and two recorded Q&A sessions Dr. Gordina held with adoptive parents by teleconference on 11/19/06 and 9/17/06. There is a charge for this webinar, and you must register to access this material.
1) Watch the Recorded Webinar
Medical Aspects of International Adoption w/ Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP
Click on the link below to watch the recorded webinar, “Medical Aspects of International Adoption” presented by Dr. Gordina. The webinar is approximately 65 minutes in length. You may stop the webinar and restart at any point, and may watch the webinar as many time as you wish. Note that you will need speakers or headphones on your computer in order to listen to the audio.
Watch the Recorded Webinar “Medical Aspects of International Adoption”
Pre Adoption Vaccinations w/ Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP (Project Katherine)
Dr. Gordina also recommends that you also view this webinar on pre-adoption vaccinations that she created with Project Katherine. By clicking on the link below you will be going to the Project Katherine website. You do not need a login or password to access this webinar. Note that you will need speakers or headphones on your computer in order to listen to the audio.
Watch Project Katherine’s “Pre Adoption Vaccinations”
2) Listen to the Q&A Sessions w/ Dr. Gordina
Through Your Computer’s Speakers
Click the link below to open an audio player to listen to recordings of the live Q&A sessions Dr. Gordina held with adoptive parents on 11/19/06 and 9/17/07 on ThinkingOfAdopting.com through your computer’s speakers. Please note that these recordings have been edited for content, length, and to respect the privacy of the participants.
Download the recordings for your iPOD or MP3 player by “right clicking” on the following link and selecting “Save Target As”:
11/19/06 Q&A Session
9/17/06 Q&A Session
3) Additional Reference Material
If Dr. Gordina provides any additional reference it will be listed below.