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



Sherman Coleman, MD

  • University of Utah, Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Chief of Staff
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, President
  • American Orthopaedic Association, President
  • Founding member of Pediatric Orthopaedic Society, President 1978
  • Eighty-eight refereed articles, sixteen book chapters, and two single-authored textbooks
    • Congenital Dysplasia and Dislocation of the Hip, 1978
    • Complex Foot Deformities in Children, 1983
  • Reviewing editor and member of Board of Trustees, JBJS
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 1994

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