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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! 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 … Continue reading

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The Next Session Of The Ladder – May 9th: Mind-Body Medicine!

As our Ladder medical scholars learn each month, medicine very often focuses on addressing obvious physical things like broken bones, a tumor growing where it doesn’t belong, pressure level in blood vessels, how the heart is functioning, using medicine to … 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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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 – 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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