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October Ladder Recap: Stomach And Guts!
At October’s session of the Ladder, scholars learned about all things gastrointestinal, or to put it more simply: stomach, guts and stuff! After enjoying lunch and introductions in small groups, medical scholars spent time at three different hands-on learning stations … Continue reading
July Recap: Surgeries And Sutures!
Medical scholars at July’s session of the Ladder had the opportunity to try their hands at surgery and suturing! Our youngest scholars focused on learning the finer points of tying off sutures using needle drivers without needles (safety first!) … Continue reading
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June Recap: Ears, Sound and Balance
Medical scholars at June’s session learned all about ears, sound and balance. Scholars learned how to use otoscopes to look at the anatomy of the ear… …and audioscopes – devices used to check hearing function. Medical scholars learned … Continue reading
May Recap: Mind And Body Medicine!
At today’s session of the Ladder, medical scholars had the opportunity to learn about mind and body medicine. The premise of mind-and-body medicine is that your mind and body are connected: the state of your mind can impact the health of … Continue reading
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March Recap: The Brain And Nervous System!
At the March session of The Ladder, medical scholars had the opportunity to learn about the brain and nervous system. But before getting down to the medical science fun, scholars split into smaller groups so they could get to know … Continue reading
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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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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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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
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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July Meeting Recap: Infectious Disease!
July’s meeting of The Ladder brought together medical scholars of all ages to the UROC in North Minneapolis to learn about infectious disease. In addition to learning about different varieties and causes of infectious disease, we learned about those folks in medicine & … Continue reading
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