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



George Thompson, MD

  • Innovative work in Early Onset Scoliosis and Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • President/CEO of the SICOT Foundation
  • Chairman, Shriner’s Hospital for Children Medical Advisory Board
  • SRS President 2006-2008
  • Co-Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • International Federation of Pediatric Orthopaedic Societies President
  • POSNA President 2002
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 2017

Back to List