Diversity & Inclusion

POSNA Diversity Statement

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) values diversity, and we are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all of our current and future members. We strive to eliminate healthcare disparities and deliver the highest quality orthopaedic care to all the children and families we serve. View the full statement > 

2023 Black History Month

  • Minorities account for over 30% of the U.S. population, yet minority groups represent 6% of U.S.physicians
  • African Americans account for 5.4% of orthopaedic residents
  • Black women represent 0.6% of orthopaedic surgeons in the U.S. 

2018 AAOS Orthopaedic Census Survey 

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