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



Robert Salter, MD

  • Hospital for Sick Children, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief
  • Pioneered treatment approach to Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Salter Innominate Osteotomy
  • Pioneered the use of CPM in management of injured and diseased joints
  • Salter-Harris Pediatric Fracture Classification
  • Textbook of Disorders and Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System, 1970 (3 editions)
  • Teacher and mentor
  • POSNA Distinguished Achievement Award 1996

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