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



Mihran Tachdjian, MD

  • Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital
  • POS President, 1976
  • Founded and directed the Pediatric Orthopaedic International Seminars (POIS) in 1972 which has now become the International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium (IPOS)
  • Organized the International Pediatric Think Tank
  • Author of a number of single-author textbooks
  • Congenital Dislocation of the Hip, 1980
  • The Child's Foot, 1985
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1990
  • Atlas of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, 1994
  • Clinical Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1996 

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