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POSNA President

Welcome to the website for the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). We are a non-profit professional organization of over 1100 surgeons, physicians, and allied health members passionately dedicated to advancing musculoskeletal care for children and adolescents through education; research; quality, safety and value initiatives; advocacy and global outreach to children in underserved areas.

On this site you will find links to expert descriptions of pediatric orthopaedic conditions and their treatments, as well as information about POSNA's educational and scientific events, advocacy, philanthropy and service. If there is something about POSNA or pediatric orthopaedics that you need and can’t find on this site, contact us at posna@aaos.org.

Gregory A. Mencio, MD
POSNA Mission Statement
POSNA Vision Statement

What's new

POSNAcademy
Check out the POSNAcademy, a new peer reviewed online video learning portal for Pediatric Orthopaedics.
View current surgical technique videos or submit your own.

A Nation in Motion - One Patient at a Time
Read patient success stories, learn about bone and joint health, and enter your orthopaedic stories
Pediatric Orthopedic Volunteer Opportunity in Port au Prince, Haiti
Pediatric Orthopedic Volunteer Opportunity in Port au Prince, Haiti Pediatric orthopaedic teams invited to volunteer for missions to Adventist Hospital in Port au Prince.
Interested in COUR Related Volunteer Opportunities?
The COUR (Children’s Orthopaedics in Underdeveloped Regions) committee would like to know your level of interest in various opportunities pertaining to pediatric orthopedic education in underdeveloped regions around the world.
Stop Sports Injuries Stop Sports Injuries
The STOP Sports Injuries campaign was created by a coalition of organizations and corporations to help prevent athletic overuse and trauma injuries in kids. 
Battle Childhood Obesity Help Battle Childhood Obesity
AAOS and AAP joined forces to help battle childhood obesity. The AAOS and AAP have added the POSNA logo to these posters/postcard and they are now available to download and print.
18 x 24 Poster
8 x 6 Postcard

Upcoming Meetings & Events

October 2014

Thu 16

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Conference (POSC)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

October 16–18

March 2015

Thu 5

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Metcalf/AANA Arthroscopic Surgery Seminar

Snowbird , UT

March 5–8

April 2015

Wed 29

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) 2015 Pre-Course & Annual Meeting

Atlanta , GA

April 29–May 2

May 2015

Wed 13

Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) Annual Meeting

Clearwater Beach , FL

May 13–16

April 2016

Wed 27

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) 2016 Pre-Course & Annual Meeting

Indianapolis , IN

April 27–30

More Meetings & Events »

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Location April 30-May 3, 2014, Hollywood, California

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