Meeting

POSNA Annual Meeting

April 27 — April 30, 2016
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Chair Person:
Susan A. Scherl, MD
Final Program:
Final Program
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

Precourse

April 27, 2016
Theme:
Trends and Applications in Pediatric Lower Extremity Deformity
Chair Person:
Klane K. White, MD, MS
Final Program:
Final Program
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

Subspecialty Day

April 29, 2016
Chair Person:
Anthony A. Stans, MD
Final Program:
CME Form
Certificate of Attendance

2016 Recognition Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Dennis R. Wenger, MD

For his ground-breaking work in Hip Dysplasia, SCFE, and Perthes Disease, for authorship of "Children's Orthopaedics in North America- History, Genealogy, and Evolution"; his enthusiastic participation as a thought leader at POSNA annual meetings, and his excellence in teaching fellows and residents in Pediatric Orthopaedics at The Rady Children's Hospital, University of California-San Diego.

Special Effort and Excellence Award

Brian D. Snyder, MD

In recognition of his Outstanding Service to the Mission of POSNA, especially his leadership of the pediatric device committee and forum, and representation of pediatric orthopaedic research in the national orthopaedic community.

Humanitarian Award

John E. Herzenberg, MD

In recognition of his Outstanding Contributions to the Mission of POSNA in advocating for responsible volunteerism and providing compassionate musculoskeletal care for children in underserved areas of the world.

Presidential Guest Speaker

James Roach, MD

2016 Research Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Tsz Ping Lam, MD

Preventing Curve Progression with Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)-A Randomised Double-blinded Placebo-controlled Trial
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Best Scientific Paper

Harry K.W. Kim, MD

Intra-Osseous Delivery of BMP-2 Using a Self-Assembling Peptide Hydrogel, RADA16
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Best Trauma Paper

Andrea S. Kramer, MD

Functional Bracing for Treatment of Diaphyseal Femur Fractures: An Alternative to Spica Casting
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Peter F. Armstrong, MD Shriners Hospitals for Children Award, Best Quality, Safety, Value Paper

Apurva Shah, MD, MBA

Determining the Prevalence and Costs of Unnecessary Referrals in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
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Best E-Poster

Kishore Mulpuri, MD

Management of Displaced Sypracondylar Fractures of the Humerus Using Lateral versus Crossed K Wires: A Prospective Randomized Trial
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Best Poster

Matthew A. Halanski, MD

The Effects of Tendon Transfer to Cartilage: Insights into Tibialis Anterior Tendon Transfer in the Young Child
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