Hall of Fame

The POSNA Hall of Fame provides an enduring history to honor those POSNA members who have displayed dedication to the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, teaching and mentoring, studying musculoskeletal conditions in children and caring for children with musculoskeletal conditions. Nominations for members are taken each fall and selected by the Awards Committee and members of the Hall of Fame.  

Hall of Fame Categories: Leadership, Diversity, Teacher, Humanitarian, Hero, Triumph over Adversity, Pioneer, Contributions to Literature, Home Person (one who does the real work while others go to meetings), Fox-Hole Buddy (reliable person when the stakes are high), Exceptional Clinician, POSNA Service



Newton McCollough, III, MD

  • Director of Medical Affairs Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Leader in study and application of childhood prosthetics
  • Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics
    • Founder, Board Member and President
  • PONSA President 1984
  • AAOS President 1989
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 1999

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