August Meeting Recap: Organs!

Another wonderful meeting.

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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:

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However, Ladder meetings aren’t just about packing useful information about health, medicine and healthcare careers into our young scholars’ brains. We provide opportunities for Ladder scholars to develop their critical thinking and communication skills, to share their stories and perspectives, and to build connections with their peers, elders and those younger than they.

One of the first activities scholars participate in at each meeting is sitting down for lunch in small groups, introducing themselves to each other, and sharing how others’ words of wisdom may be relevant to them.

intros These are the quotations scholars pondered and shared their thoughts on this month:

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After lunch, scholars rotate through stations which include many types of hands-on learning, such as: computer applications and tutorials on health & medical…

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