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The Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) is a group of professionals comprised mostly of pediatric orthopaedic surgeons. We are board certified in orthopaedic surgery and have participated in additional training to become specialized in the care of children’s musculoskeletal health and our practice reflects this dedication. We, as a group, strive to become the authoritative source on such care through appropriate research that will lead to the best evidence-based patient care. On this page you will find more information about our society and a way to contact us with questions.

POSNA 25 Years of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
A History of The Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America - 1971 to 1996

POSNA Archive is Open!
The POSNA Archive held its grand opening at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children on April 16th, 2010. The Archive holds historical documents from the early days of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Study Group, the precursor organizations that joined to form POSNA in 1984, up to the present day. Included in the collection are videos of interviews with POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award winners from 1989 to 2008. Several devices and instruments related to the history of treatment of pediatric orthopaedic conditions are on display, along with photographs and biographies of pediatric orthopaedic luminaries.

Awards History
Gives a detailed look at various awards offered by POSNA as well as past winners of the awards.

In Memoriam
Is dedicated to POSNA members whom have passed on.

Contact POSNA

9400 West Higgins Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
Telephone: (847) 698-1692
Fax: (847) 268-9694

POSNA Staff:

  • Teri Stech, Executive Director
  • Cristina Cabral, Society Manager
  • Melody Raymond, Society Coordinator
  • Kaitlin McKinney, Communications Coordinator
  • Scottie Rangel, Meetings and Education Coordinator


Annual Meeting

April 27 30, 2016
JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana

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