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



Vernon Tolo, MD

  • POSNA President 1994
  • SRS President 1996
  • Orthopaedic Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics President
  • AAOS President 2002
  • Deputy Editor for Pediatric Orthopaedics of JBJS
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 2009

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