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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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Next Session Of The Ladder – April 11th: Muscles, Bones & Joints!

In our Ladder sessions we talk a lot about everything from the brain and nervous system to the digestive system, from eyes and ears to teeth and organs. But how are all of those bits and pieces of our bodies held … 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 – Feb. 14th: the Heart Like You’ve Never Seen It!

Think you know the heart? Have you been-there/done-that on all things heart & cardio? Have you been honing your mad stethoscoping skills? Well, at February’s session of the Ladder you’ll have the opportunity to see and learn some things about … 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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