b'Leading the Field in Sports MedicineIn the year since the tragic 2018 death of UMCP Terrapin Football playerIt is a fast-paced, expansive Jordan McNair, the role of sports medicine has expanded exponentiallyfuture that he envisions. To begin within the University System of Maryland, creating a safer environmentwith, Henns leadership brings an for athletes and a richer learning experience for medical studentsappropriately orthopaedic focus pursuing a growing discipline. Its been an eventful year in sportsto an interdisciplinary practice that medicine, explainsR. Frank Henn III, MD,Associate Professor ofalso draws on UMSOM expertise in Orthopaedics and inaugural interim director of the Program in Sportsfamily and community medicine, Medicine. Today, as a group, were continuing to take positive steps, physical therapy and rehabilitation he says. Were focused on the future. science (PTRS), emergency medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, pediatrics, neurology, and research. Based in Baltimore, the program has a large geographical presence including Catonsville, College Park, Timonium, and Columbia.SPORTS MEDICINE FOR ALLThe Sports Medicine Program has been busy in recent years. And perhaps the biggest development is a model for the entire university system. The academic year 20018-2019 is the Programs first in serving as medical providers for the athletic department at UMBC, says Henn. This expansion of servicesa move prompted by UMSOM Dean E. Albert Reece and UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski represents a new model for the University System of Maryland, he says. The onsite UMBC sports medicine team includes Head Team Physician Claudia Dal Molin, DO; Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon Jonathan Packer, MD, and Team Physician Kyle Yost, DO.Dr. Frank Henn leads the departments acclaimed Program in Sports Medicine.22CONNECTING WITH QUALITY: A Renewed Focus on Value-Based Care'