b'Excellence in ResidenceAs the expression goes, nothing succeeds like success. So it is withsurgical skills program continues the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in the Department ofto be the only multi-institutional Orthopaedics. Already nationally recognized for its educational value,program of its kind, says Henn. the program soared even higher in 2019. We had 850 applications forAs its reputation grows, the six positions and over 25 visiting medical students participating in awaypopular residency program, which rotations, says Residency DirectorR. Frank Henn, III, MD,Associateincludes an orthopaedic internship Professor of Orthopaedics. We continue to match the very bestand four years of rotation-based students in the country. orthopaedics, is adding openings and expanding rotations. The The five-year program is noted fora collaboration between theprograms recently instituted its unique surgical skills programDepartment of Orthopaedics androtation at Prince Georges Hospital for interns, better known asother residency programs in theCenter has been wildly successful, intern school, which includesregion. To my knowledge, thehe says. Its our first step towards building a full orthopaedic service line there.The sudden closure of the Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia displaced 25 orthopaedic residents. Three of those residents chose to transfer to the University of Maryland Medical Center program in August 2019. We were able to accommodate the influx of residents by expanding our partnership with the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics at Sinai Hospital under the leadership of Dr. Ronald Delanois and Dr. John Herzenberg, says Dr. Henn. It is immensely satisfying to provide a new home to those unfortunate residents, and the experience has further strengthened our program.Dr. Frank Henn leads the nationally recognized Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.32CONNECTING WITH QUALITY: A Renewed Focus on Value-Based Care'