GI is for Gastrointestinal, and The Ladder is for you! JULY 9, THIS SATURDAY!

GI means Gastrointestinal, from mouth to down below and how the stuff in between works! Bring yourself, your guts, yourself, a friend and join us for the next session of the Ladder this coming Saturday, October 10th at 12:30pm- 2:30, where you’ll have hands-on opportunities to learn all about Gastrointestinal System (stomach and guts and stuff)! Our meeting location will be at the UROC building in North Minneapolis – 2001 Plymouth Ave N (Newton & Plymouth) in North Minneapolis – lunch will be provided!

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The UROC is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99, and was founded by physicians, medical students and other health care professionals associated with Broadway Family Medicine and the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. Ladder meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

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The Ladder JUNE 11th, 2016 “LUNGS, Breathing, Breath, aka RESPIRATORY!”

This month’s session of the Ladder in North Minneapolis will be all about LUNGS, Breathing, Breath, aka RESPIRATORY!

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We all have to breath, breath is life and our bodies are amazing. Come enjoy learning how, why and what our bodies do to in order to BREATH. We are more than just a couple of lungs…what’s your diaphragm? Breathing how does work and how do we know when some part of our breathing is ill?

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Bring yourself a stethoscope if you have one if not, we have enough to share, and join us for the next session of the Ladder: Saturday, June 11th at 12:30pm, where you’ll have hands-on opportunities to learn about surgery and suturing! Our meeting location will be at the UROC building – 2001 Plymouth Ave N (Newton & Plymouth) in north Minneapolis – lunch will be provided!

The UROC is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,

A Scholar Listens,

A Scholar Teaches and,

A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

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Next Session Of The Ladder – May 14th: Surgery and Sutures!

This month’s session of the Ladder in North Minneapolis will be all about surgery & suturing!

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You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the variety of helpers involved in various aspects of surgery (hint – it’s not only physicians/surgeons!), and the specialized tools and procedures used to get into areas of the body requiring surgery, those used to do the work inside the body, and those used to stitch surgical areas back up again.

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Bring yourself (but leave your needles and thread at home!), and join us for the next session of the Ladder: Saturday, May 14th at 12:30pm, where you’ll have hands-on opportunities to learn about surgery and suturing! Our meeting location will be at the UROC building – 2001 Plymouth Ave N (Newton & Plymouth) in north Minneapolis – lunch will be provided!

The UROC is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

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Next Session Of The Ladder – April 9th: Diabetes!

Diabetes is what happens in the body if sugar doesn’t get processed right so that little or none of it gets into the cells where it’s needed. And if sugar builds up in the blood, it causes all sorts of havoc in the body. It all comes down to insulin – a chemical made in the body by an organ called the pancreas, the awesomely awkward-looking organ shown in red here:

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Join us at the next session of the Ladder, Saturday April 9th at 12:30pm at the UROC building in North Minneapolis (2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis), to learn about diabetes causes and prevention. Lunch will be provided, as well as hands-on activities and mentorship on next-steps for scholars of all ages interested in pursuing health care careers!

The UROC building is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

 

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The Ladder – Now Also Every 3rd Saturday In St. Paul!

While the Ladder in North Minneapolis isn’t going anywhere (we’ll continue to be meeting every 2nd Saturday of the month at the UROC – same bat time, same bat channel!) – the Ladder is expanding to provide hands-on learning and medical career mentorship to medical scholars in St. Paul now as well!

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So take note – every month you now have TWO options for joining us at the Ladder:

  • 2nd Saturdays @ 12:30pm at the UROC on Plymouth Avenue in North Minneapolis
  • 3rd Saturdays @ 12:30pm at the West 7th Community Center in St. Paul

That means this Saturday, March 19th – you can catch the Ladder is St. Paul! Get there!

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Next Session Of The Ladder – March 12th: First Responders And First Aid!

Who are the first responders in your community? First responders are exactly that: those first on the scene certified to respond to medical emergencies! The main first responders you may have come across include fire fighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs – the folks in the ambulances).

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Join us this coming Saturday, March 12th, in North Minneapolis for the next session of the Ladder where you’ll have the opportunity to learn all about first aid and first responders – including hands-on activities and mentorship on next-steps for scholars of all ages interested in pursuing health care careers.

So grab a friend and join us for the next opportunity for medical fun and learning on Saturday March 12th at 12:30pm at the UROC building (2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis) – lunch will be provided! The UROC building is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

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Next Session Of The Ladder – Feb 13th: The Heart!

Valentine’s Day is once again nearly upon us, bringing to mind hearts galore!

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Join us at this month’s session of the Ladder where we’ll be learning all about REAL hearts like the one in your chest working tirelessly 24/7/365 to circulate blood throughout your body. You’ll have the opportunity for hands-on learning (cross our heart!) about how the heart works, things that can go wrong with the heart, and how to diagnose and fix those problems.

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So bring your heart and a friend, and join us for the next opportunity for medical fun and learning on Saturday February 13th at 12:30pm at the UROC building in North Minneapolis (2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis) – lunch will be provided! The UROC building is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.

Have a bulletin board or wall-space for info-posting? Print this off and post! Curious about what the Ladder is all about? See for yourself!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.

A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.

Service Learning, Leadership Development, and Cascading Mentorship

“Lift as you Climb, Build as you Grow”

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