New York, NY—September 30, 2015
For the second consecutive year, the orthopaedic residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been top ranked by physician network Doximity.
This is the second year that Doximity and U.S. News & World Report have released residency program rankings. Nearly 4,000 residency training programs were evaluated for the national rankings. The results are used in Doximity’s free interactive tool, Residency Navigator, which is designed for third- and fourth-year medical students.
When breaking down the rankings by data points, HSS was ranked first in both reputation and research output. Additionally, HSS received 5 out of 5 stars in overall satisfaction based on alumni surveyed.
"We are honored that our residency program has been recognized once again by Doximity," said Dr. Mathias Bostrom, orthopedic surgeon and residency program director at Hospital for Special Surgery. "We strive to immerse our residents in the best educational, clinical and research activities possible so as to train the next generation of orthopaedic leaders. We are pleased that our efforts are resonating with the residents and those outside the program."
HSS’ Orthopaedic Residency Program offers residents the opportunity to gain a well-rounded surgical education and master the fundamentals of orthopaedic surgery. Following training, many residents continue their education by taking a fellowship position. Currently there are 44 residents enrolled in the program.
About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. People from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The culture of innovation is accelerating at HSS as 130 new idea submissions were made to the Global Innovation Institute in 2017 (almost 3x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute is the world’s leading provider of education on the topic on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.