Orthopaedic Residency Program

Message from the Program Director

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Maryland. The mission of our program is to provide our residents with the highest quality educational experience in a diverse academic community while promoting outstanding patient care and supporting the pursuit of new scientific knowledge to improve the clinical outcomes of our treatment of musculoskeletal disease.

We in the Department of Orthopaedics believe that excellence in patient care is of the utmost importance and is inseparable form the resident educational experience. With 24 full time academic faculty and numerous volunteer faculty, our program provides our residents with exposure to the full breadth of orthopaedic disease mixing both apprenticeship and service based rotations to maximize the resident experience. Each rotation has a service/rotation specific educational conference in addition to weekly Departmental conferences, and a didactic curriculum that runs weekly in a 2-year cycle. Residents are relieved from non-emergent patient care each week during the didactic sessions. The Department has an active research program in both basic science and clinical research. An intra-departmental grant-funding program is in place to assist residents in completing research and the Department supports residents for presentations at national meetings.

Our residents graduate having experienced the breadth and depth of orthopaedics and are accepted into top fellowship programs throughout the county.

After reviewing our website, my hope is that you will want to visit our program, meet with our residents and faculty, and tour our facilities in order to obtain a first-hand impression of the many strengths of our Department. All of us look forward to meeting you and making you feel welcome.

For more information about the orthopaedic residency program, please click on the links listed below:

Best Wishes,

R. Frank Henn, M.D.
Orthopaedic Residency Director

For more information about UM Orthopaedics or to make an appointment, call toll-free at 1-877-771-4567 or 410-448-6400, send us an e-mail or complete our secure contact form.

This page was last updated: February 5, 2014

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