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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
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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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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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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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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Next Meeting of The Ladder – June 14th: Ear/Nose/Throat Medicine & Surgery
Otolaryngology. Say what? Try oh-toe-lare-in-gol-oh-jee. Also known as ear/nose/throat medicine, or just ENT for short. The field of medicine encompasses not only some of the longest, most tongue-twisting, Latin & Greek-rooted terms you’ll ever have to hear/read/pronounce, but also plenty of impressively tidy abbreviations. Ear/nose/throat medicine has all the phenomenal cosmic … 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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