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



John Hall, MD

  • Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery Emeritus at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor Emeritus at Harvard Medical School
  • Founding member of Scoliosis Research Society
  • 2nd President of SRS
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (POS) President 1979
  • Developed the Boston Spinal Bracing System
  • Beloved teacher and mentor
  • SRS Lifetime Achievement Award recipient 2008
  • POSNA “Pioneer Award” recipient 1992 (now the DAA)

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