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



G. Dean MacEwen, MD

  • Alfred I. duPont Institute, Medical Director and Surgeon-in-Chief
  • Scoliosis Research Society, Founding member and President
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society, Founding member and President, 1972
  • Modified the Pavlik harness for ease of application
  • Developed the Wilmington jacket for scoliosis
  • Teacher and mentor to numerous leaders in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award , 1995

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