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 advance pediatric orthopaedics by promoting education, research, and quality care.

Our Vision

A world with optimal musculoskeletal health for all children.


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
Theo Heihn

Theo HeihnEducation Coordinator

Program Committee, Astracts, Webinars and Global Courses
Kaitlyn Petrando

Kaitlyn Petrando Communications Coordinator

Jeanne Mulay

Jeanne Mulay Accounting Assistant


we're hiring

Learn MoreMembership Coordinator