The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) is a not-for-profit professional organization of over 1400 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.

Our Mission

To improve the care of children with musculoskeletal disorders through education, research, and advocacy.

Our Vision

A world with fewer pediatric musculoskeletal disabilities.


Teri Stech

Teri StechSociety Director

 Governance, Operations & Budgets
Tara Long

Tara LongMeetings and Education Manager

 Annual Meeting, IPOS & Other Educational Activities
Melody Raymond

Melody RaymondSociety Coordinator

 Research, Grants, Exhibits & Sponsorships, Traveling Fellows, COUR & History Committees
Marisol Claich

Marisol ClaichMeetings and Education Coordinator

 IPOS & Annual Meeting

Natalia Eicker

Natalia EickerSociety Coordinator

 Membership, Dues, JPO, Meeting Registration, Mentorship & Fellowship Accreditation Program