Meeting

POSNA Annual Meeting

April 29 — May 2, 2015
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Chair Person:
Anthony Stans, MD
Final Program:
Final Program
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

Precourse

April 29, 2015
Theme:
Treatment of Fractures in Kids: The Next Generation's Perspective
Chair Person:
Ernest L. Sink, MD
Final Program:
Final Program
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

Subspecialty Day

May 1, 2015
Chair Person:
Susan A. Scherl, MD
Final Program:
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

2015 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Colin F. Moseley, MD

For his ground-breaking work in leg length discrepancy, hip and leg deformity; for his leadership and continued guidance as President of POSNA from 1990-1991; for his guidance in teaching residents and fellows in Pediatric Orthopaedics at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and as Chief of Staff at Shriners Hospital for Children in Los Angeles.

Special Efforts and Excellence Award

Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD

In recognition of his Outstanding Service to the Mission of POSNA, especially his leadership of the Practice Management Committee in researching, reporting and monitoring the pediatric orthopaedic work.

Humanitarian Award

Elizabeth A. Szalay, MD

In recognition of her Outstanding Contributions to the Mission of POSNA in advocating for equitable medical care of native North American children and providing compassionate musculoskeletal care FOR children in underserved areas of the world.

Presidential Guest Speaker

Neil Green, MD

2015 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Lori A. Karol, MD

The Effect of Compliance Monitoring on Brace Use and Success in Patients with AIS: A Final Report
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Best Scientific Paper

Matthew Dobbs, MD

Rare Coding Variants in Musculoskeletal Collagen Genes Are Associated with Increased Risk of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
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Best E-Poster

Mark R. Sinclair, MD

The Effect of Persistent Toe Walking on the Skeletal Development of the Foot and Ankle
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Best Poster

William L. Hennrikus Jr., MD

Ultrasound Exam at 6 Weeks of Age for Infants Born Breech with a Normal Hip Exam for Instability
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Peter F. Armstrong, MD Shriners Hospitals for Children Award, Best Quality, Safety, Value Paper

Brian G. Smith, MD

Which Common Pediatric Orthopaedic Procedures are the Most Dangerous?
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