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



Alvin Crawford, MD

  • Envisioned and lead the development and expansion of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Recipient AAOS Diversity Award
  • Authored 67 chapters, 7 books, and over 200 articles
  • SRS President 2001
  • POSNA Presidential Guest Speaker 2007
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 2014

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