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January Recap: The Eyes!

January’s meeting of the Ladder was all about eyes!   After sharing lunch, introductions and discussion on some words of wisdom from (awesome astronaut) Mae Jemison…   …our medical scholars learned all about the eyes. At one station scholars learned about … Continue reading

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Next Session of The Ladder – January 10th: The Eye!

[Please note: this month’s Ladder will be at the Urban League – 2100 Plymouth Ave N. in north Minneapolis, right across from the UROC. Park at UROC building and safely cross over Plymouth Ave to the Urban League] We humans by and large are … Continue reading

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Next Session of The Ladder – Dec. 13th: Sports Medicine!

Sports medicine brings together two awesome things: sports AND medicine! If you play sports or watch sports – you know there are plenty of opportunities for injuries and a need for treatment, physical rehabilitation and therapy: Sports medicine works across … Continue reading

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Next Session of the Ladder – Nov. 8th: Emergency Medicine!

What comes to mind when you think of emergency medicine? Maybe ambulances screaming by, doctors rushing about, television dramas? Emergency medicine in the real world deals with “stabilization, management, diagnosis, and disposition of individuals with acute illness and injury.” Those … Continue reading

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October Session Recap: Dental Day!

October’s session of the Ladder was led by the fantastic folks from the University of Minnesota Dental School! Our young medical scholars had the opportunity not only to learn about dentistry but also to have hands-on experience in aspects of dental practice. … Continue reading

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What IS the Ladder?

You see our recaps posted here every month and probably have some sense of what we’re up to at the Ladder. But what’s the point? What’s the purpose? This awesome vid captures, in the voices of our own medical scholars – young and elder … Continue reading

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Next Ladder Session – Oct. 11th: Dental Day!

We know GOING to the dentist probably isn’t in your top ten list of awesomest, most fun things to do. However, we guarantee that the next session of the Ladder (this coming Saturday October 11th) where we focus on dental care, … Continue reading

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September Session Recap: A Doctor’s Toolkit

At September’s session of the Ladder, medical scholars of all ages had the opportunity to not only learn about but also to try out some of the core tools physicians use in patient care, including: stethoscopes (<– one of the universally recognized … Continue reading

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Next Ladder Session – Sept. 13th: A Doctor’s Toolkit!

Lots of professions make use of tools and gadgets to get the job done: Doctors also use plenty of tools, equipment, gear and gadgets to help in assessing patients’ conditions: At September’s session of the Ladder, you’ll have the opportunity … Continue reading

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August Meeting Recap: Organs!

August’s meeting of the Ladder centered on organs and organ systems. Some special guests dropped in to provide hands-on anatomy & physiology learning for our medical scholars: However, Ladder meetings aren’t just about packing useful information about health, medicine and … Continue reading

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