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Lori A. Karol, MDWelcome 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

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POSNA Mission Statement
POSNA Vision Statement

What's new

2016 Annual Meeting
April 27-30, 2016
JW Marriot, Indianapolis, Indiana
Call for Abstracts Opens: September 8, 2015

2015 Corporate Partners Brochure
Corporate Partner Opportunities
Partnerships that are rewarded and remembered

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

POSNA Specialty Day Preliminary Program
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Venetian/Sands Expo, Las Vegas, NV

12th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
presented by POSNA and AAOS
Date: 12/9/2015 - 12/12/2015
Location: Orlando, FL
Director: Michael G Vitale, MD, MPH
Co-Director: John M Flynn, MD
Preliminary Brochure

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.

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Upcoming CME Courses

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Annual Meeting

April 27 30, 2016
JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana

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