Category Archives: meeting recaps

June Meeting Recap: ENT Medicine & Physiology

At June’s meeting of the Ladder, medical scholars gathered for food, fun and learning about ENT (ears/nose/throat) medicine and physiology! First, while sharing lunch in small groups, medical scholars introduced themselves to one another and spent some time sharing perspectives on a couple of particularly relevant thoughts from … Continue reading

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May Meeting Recap: Bones!

Saturday’s meeting of the Ladder saw a great turnout of medical scholars ages 9-99 (and even a few younger!) on a beautiful sunny Spring day in North Minneapolis to share lunch, connect with each other, learn, and (never to be overlooked) have … Continue reading

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April Meeting Recap: “Asthma! And Asthma.”

Saturday’s meeting of the Ladder was all about asthma – or as medical scholar Renee put it: “Asthma! And Asthma.” Punctuating asthma with both a “!” and “.” was to teach us about asthma not only as an acute condition … Continue reading

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March Meeting Recap: Dentistry and Dental Health!

We were super fortunate to have some awesome guest scholars at the March meeting of the Ladder: students from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry! After making use of our mouths to eat lunch and introduce ourselves to one … Continue reading

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February Meeting Recap: Hearing and the Ear!

At February’s meeting of The Ladder, we learned all about hearing and ears: inner and outer parts of the ear, how sound travels through our ears so we can hear it, how to find out if something’s wrong in an … Continue reading

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August Meeting Recap: The eye!

The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99, and meetings are the second Saturday of every month and open to anyone and everyone. You’ll have a lot of fun, get a free lunch, and probably even … Continue reading

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July Meeting Recap: Babies! Lots of them!

Nobody could resist the cuteness of our youngest ever Ladder scholars during the July’s meeting…nobody! Our last meeting was about babies, the care of their mother as they march along thru their pregnancy (also called prenatal care). Prenatal care is … Continue reading

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June Meeting Recap: Stomach, Guts and Stuff!

June’s meeting of the Ladder was all about the gastrointestinal system (<– that’s just the fancy name for everything that’s part of our digestive systems, including the stomach and guts). Talking about the digestive system can make us giggle or … Continue reading

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May Meeting Recap: Brains, Nerves & Reflexes

Medical scholars at May’s meeting of the Ladder got the chance to learn all about the brain, nerves and reflexes: how you use them for something as simple as clapping, testing how fast your nerves let your brain talk to … Continue reading

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April Meeting was Awesome!

Great job to all who attended and contributed to The Ladder this weekend. Special thanks to Medical Scholar Dave Olson and the Sports Medicine Crew! We had another great turn out and lots of fun and learning all over the … Continue reading

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