, Volume 10, Issue 1, p 1
Date: 18 Dec 2013

In Appreciation of an Outstanding Surgeon-in-Chief

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Welcome to the tenth volume of HSS Journal®. In reflection, 2013 was a notable year for the HSS community. Not only did we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the hospital but also the 100th anniversary of the founding of our alumni association. Thomas Sculco, MD, our current surgeon-in-chief, announced that after 10 years of service, he will be stepping down. A search for his replacement is currently underway.

At the 2013 Alumni Association meeting, in his presidential address, Daniel Rich, MD chronicled many of Dr. Sculco's contributions as surgeon-in-chief. Among these was his leadership in establishing the International Society of Orthopedic Centers also known as ISOC. It was Dr. Sculco's vision to create a society of the best orthopedic centers from throughout the world to collaborate on issues of innovation in clinical care, research, and education. Currently, 17 leading orthopedic academic centers participate with meetings taking place every 18 months. Within the m