July Recap: Surgeries And Sutures!

They are at it again.


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!) in model biceps. Older scholars had the opportunity to (carefully) suture on model arms with needles.

Scholars then practiced various types of virtual surgery: appendectomy, adenoidectomy and knee replacement.

Tell the young scholars in your life, family, school, class and neighborhood about the Ladder – where they can not only develop academic and career goals for their future, but have a whole lot of fun in the process. They will also be actively supported and challenged to pursue their goals by mentors and resources from the University of Minnesota Academic Health Sciences schools & colleges, the North Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, and Broadway Family Medicine. In addition…

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