ALBANY, N.Y., August 16, 2005 – Families considering the possibility of adopting a child from another country may wish to attend an “International Adoption Program Day” sponsored by Albany Medical Center and Hoffman’s Playland from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 21 at Hoffman’s Playland in Latham.
Elaine Schulte, M.D., M.P.H., division chief of the Albany Medical Center’s Pediatric Group, operates one of only a dozen international adoption programs in the country. The International Adoption Program provides pre-adoption consultation, travel consultation, post adoption screening and ongoing primary care to children adopted from all over the world. Dr. Schulte and her staff will be available to answer questions about international adoption. Admission to the park is free, and food, raffle prizes and rides will be available.
The event will benefit the Children’s Hospital at Albany Med and International Adoptive Families, Inc.
For more information, please call Rob Saba at the Albany Medical Center Foundation at (518) 262-0897.
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