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



Wood Lovell, MD

  • Scottish Rite Hospital in Atlanta, Nemours Children's Clinic Jacksonville, FL
  • Founding member of Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (POS)
    • President 1975
  • President, American Orthopedic Association
  • Secretary, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Trustee of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
  • President, POS 2974
  • Co-editor, Lovell and Winters’ Pediatric Orthopedics
  • POSNA “Pioneer Award “, 1989 (now the DAA)

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