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Corinna Franklin

Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact Information

Corinna Franklin, AB, MD, FAOA

Mailing Address

  • Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

    47 College St

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States


Corinna Franklin, MD, is a board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. She attended college and medical school at Harvard University, followed by residency at the University of Southern California and fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr Franklin specializes in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine; her research interests include sex differences in sports medicine as well as the biomechanics of sports injury and recovery.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2012)
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Southern California (2011)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (2006)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Student Fellowship
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2005)
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Summer Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2002)
  • AB
    Harvard University, Philosophy (2001)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Philadelphia Top DoctorCastle Connolly2020, 2021, 2022
AAOS Leadership FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons2019
Alexandra J. Kirkley, MD, Academic Traveling FellowshipRuth Jackson Orthopaedic Society2017
International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium ScholarshipPediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America2011
Howard Hughes Medical Student FellowshipHoward Hughes Institute2004
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Summer FellowshipMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center2002
Adams House ArmsAdams House, Harvard University2001
John Harvard and Elizabeth Cary Agassiz ScholarshipsHarvard University1998, 2000

Professional Service

RJOS Annual MeetingCo-Chair2022
AAOS Annual Meeting2022 AAOS ICL: Challenges in the Management of Neuromuscular Hip Disorders in Children and Young Adults2022
PRiSM Annual MeetingMeniscus Scientific Session2022
Temple UniversityDissertation committee member/mentor for Lindsay Clarke, OLY PhD Candidate, 2022 Neuromotor Science Program2022 - Present
PRiSMFemale Athlete Research Interest Group2022 - Present
POSNA Annual MeetingCritical Issues Symposium: Advancing Justice, Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion in Pediatric Orthopaedics2021
Harvard College2001 20th Reunion Gift Committee2021 - 2022
National Institutes of Health Function, Integration, and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee/CHHD-K Study SectionCo-Chair2021 - Present
PRiSMTreasurer2021 - Present
POSNACommunications Council2021 - Present
RJOSSecretary2021 - Present
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public HealthGuest Editor2020 - 2021
PRiSM Annual MeetingIC4: The Use of Movement Analysis in Sports Medicine2020
AAOSPediatric Content Committee2020 - 2022
AAOSAAOS Now Diversity Workgroup2020 - 2021
POSNADiversity Committee2020 - Present
The Bone and Joint JournalReviewer2020 - Present
Shriners Hospital for Children - Philadelphia: Essentials of Pediatric Orthopaedics CourseDirector2019
AAOS Annual MeetingICL 486: Challenges in the Management of Neuromuscular Hip Disorders in Children and Young Adults2019
PRiSM Annual MeetingStudent Research Workshop2019
PRiSM Annual MeetingLunch & Learn: ABC’s of Pediatric Sports Research2019
Shriners Sports Consortium5 meetings over the course of 3 years2019 - 2022
RJOSBoard of Directors2019 - 2021
POSNAPublic Education and Media Relations Committee2019 - 2021
PRiSMMotion Analysis Research Interest Group2019 - Present
St James SchoolBoard member and member of the health & wellness committee2019 - Present
Journal of Pediatric OrthopaedicsReviewer2019 - Present
POSNA Annual MeetingEvidence Based Practice Research Symposium2018
RJOS Annual MeetingPanelist at Mentoring Breakfast2018 - 2019
PRiSMScientific Program Committee 2018-2019, 2020-20222018 - 2022
RJOSNominating Committee2018 - 2019
POSNAPublic Education and Media Relations Committee2018 - 2019
ORA Annual MeetingSymposium VI – Advances in Rehabilitation2017
Shriners Hospital for Children - Philadelphia: Essentials of Pediatric Orthopaedics CourseInstructor2017
POSNAOrthoKids2017 - 2019
RJOSMembership Committee2017 - 2019
Perry Outreach ProgramInstructor2017 - 2019
Journal of Public HealthReviewer2017 - Present
POSNA Annual MeetingConcurrent Session II: Congenital/Syndrome, Lower Extremity/Neuromuscular2016
PRiSMFemale Athlete Interest Group2016 - 2022
PRiSMStress Fracture/Overuse Research Interest Group2016 - 2019
Saint Mark's ChurchFernanda's Guild2016 - 2019
POSNAEvidence Based Practice Committee2016 - 2018
Saint Mark's ChurchMinistry resident support team2016 - 2017
POSNAAnnual Meeting Abstract Reviewer2016
RJOSRJOS/WHAB Liaison2015 - 2019
Health Volunteers OverseasMission trips to Managua, Nicaragua and Wenzhou, China2015 - 2017
RJOSRJOS/JRGOS Oral Board Review Course2015 - 2016
St James SchoolHigh school placement volunteer2014 - 2015
St Mark's Medical Mission to Puerto Cortes, HondurasPrincipal Member2014
The Physician and Sports MedicineReviewer2014
National Institutes of Health Function, Integration, and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee/CHHD-K Study SectionMember2014 - Present
POSNAOrthoKids2013 - 2019
OrthopedicsReviewer2012 - Present
Harvard CollegeCollege admissions interviewer2009 - Present

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