These surveys have been approved by the POSNA Evidence Based Practice Committee

As a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, we invite you to participate in the following survey(s):

POSNA Practice Management Survey

The Practice Management Committee thanks you in advance for completing this year's Practice Management Survey. These surveys have been instrumental in helping inform POSNA in the areas of trauma call, sub-specialty practice, and regional variations in pediatric orthopaedics. This year's survey adds additional questions for dimensions of wellness, practice satisfaction, and mentorship. Please take a few moments to complete the survey to add incredible information and value to POSNA. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.

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(Members Only)

Duration of Follow-Up After Posterior Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis
Authors: Taylor R. Johnson, MD, MPH; John Vorhies, MD; Meghan Imrie, MD

There are currently no evidence-based guidelines which address the optimal duration of follow-up after spinal fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. The purpose of this survey is to determine the practice variation that exists among recommendations for duration of follow-up after surgical treatment of AIS and identify significant factors influencing provider clinical decision making. All survey responses are collected anonymously. A preliminary report will be provided to those who successfully complete the survey after data collection and analysis is completed.


Treatment Trends of Pediatric Trigger Thumb
​​Authors: Felicity Fishman, MD, Christine Bowman, MD, and Ted Schoenfeldt, MD

A study to better understand current treatment trends for pediatric trigger thumb (PTT) among those who self-identify as pediatric orthopaedic surgeons, pediatric hand surgeons, or hand surgeons. 

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Clubfoot Practices: A Survey
Authors: Oliver Sax, DO MS, RIAO Research Fellow, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Clubfoot treatment has morphed over the past decade and regional modifications have arisen. The purpose of this survey is to gain a further understanding of current casting and tenotomy practices among clubfoot practitioners.

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Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma: How Do Pediatric Orthopaedists Define Pediatric?
Author: Brian Hasley, MD

This survey will help us assess how individual POSNA members manage complex fractures in skeletally mature or near mature patients. Our goal is to identify potential factors that may influence their decision-making process on whether and how they manage those patients.

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If you have any questions, please contact Brian Hasley, MD,