POSNA Annual Meeting

May 1 — May 4, 2013
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chair Person:
R. Tracy Ballock, MD
Final Program:
Final Program
CME Form


May 1, 2013
Care for the Young Patient with a Complex Orthopaedic Problem: A Global Perspective
Chair Person:
Suken Shah, MD, Patricia Fucs, MD
Final Program:
CME Form

Subspecialty Day

May 3, 2013
Chair Person:
Todd A. Milbrandt, MD
Final Program:
CME Form

2013 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

James R. Kasser, MD

For his outstanding service to the organization, especially as President 2001-2002. For his contributions to pediatric orthopedic patient care and clinical research. For his commitment to the education of orthopaedic surgery residents and fellows. For his excellence in leadership in the pediatric and general orthopaedic community.

Special Efforts and Excellence Award

Richard M. Schwend, MD

In recognition of his outstanding service to the Mission of POSNA, especially his leadership on the Children’s Orthopedics in Underserved Regions Committee and leadership in liaising with the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Humanitarian Award

David A. Spiegel, MD

In recognition of his outstanding service to the Underserved Children of the World with musculoskeletal disorders.

Presidential Guest Speaker

Jean Dubousset, MD

2013 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Benjamin A. Alman, MD

Long Term Effects of Glucocorticoid Treatment in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy on Scoliosis
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Best Scientific Paper

Peter O. Newton, MD

3D Visualization of the Vertebral Growth Plate: The Effects of Growth Modulation
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Best E-Poster

Matthew R. Schmitz, MD

Previously Described Radiographic Parameters of Femoroacetabular Impingement are Common in Asymptomatic Patients
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Best Poster

Kirstin Monroe, DNP, RN

Cast Saw Injuries: Assessing Blade to Skin Contact During Cast Removal
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Peter F. Armstrong, MD Shriners Hospitals for Children Award, Best Quality, Safety, Value Paper

James G. Wright, MPH, MD

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Rates of Surgical Site Infection in Children
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