Photo Credit: CHARLIE ARCHAMBAULT FOR USN&WR
The University of Maryland Medical Center is featured in a U.S. News & World Report article titled “Practicing Art on Medicine’s Front Lines: Tales From the OR and the Bedside.” This article appears in the 2009 “Best Hospitals” issue.
Deborah Kotz, a senior writer at U.S. News, spent about two months at UMMC working on the story.
She offers a behind-the-scenes look at this article, including how it came to be, her impressions of UMMC and its care providers and much more.
In U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" rankings, five UMMC specialties placed in the top 50 nationally. More than 4,800 were reviewed, so only 1 percent of those hospitals ranked in the top 50 for any specialty program. The five UMMC specialties ranked were: