Give Where You Live, Give Where You Play

Give Where You Live, Give Where You Play

Support Vail-Summit Orthopaedic Foundation on Colorado Gives Day!

Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event, presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, is coming up and we need your support.

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, thousands of donors will come together to support Colorado nonprofits like ours. Last year, a record-breaking $26.2 million was raised for Colorado nonprofits, $772,541 of that was raised for nonprofits right here in Eagle County.

“Being able to provide data that proves that our treatment protocols are successful and cost effective is the next big wave of medical care.

Our new research foundation, the Vail-Summit Orthopedic Foundation, is dedicated to Outcomes Based Research. But we need your help. In our first year of this 501(c)3 we have signed a research affiliation with the Vail Valley Medical Center as well as having become the Research Foundation affiliate for the Denver University Biomechanics Laboratory.

The future is very bright in orthopedic care because of your assistance!
— William Sterett, MD, President of the Board

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Give where you live, give where you play on Colorado Gives Day. Your support helps us continue to advance knowledge in orthopaedic medicine through outcomes-based research, medical education, and community outreach. Donations can be scheduled ahead of time.

About Eagle County Gives

Vail-Summit Orthopaedic Foundation is a proud member of Eagle County Gives, a coalition of more than 40 Vail Valley nonprofits dedicated to strengthening the collaboration, fundraising capacity and awareness of the non-profit sector that enhances the quality of life in Eagle County.

Together, we strive to increase the awareness of our collective impact and have banded together to increase total local donations on Colorado Gives Day and year-round. Learn more on 

About Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day is powered by, a year-round website featuring more than 1,650 nonprofits. encourages charitable giving by providing comprehensive, objective and up-to-date information about Colorado nonprofits and an easy way to support them online.

$1 Million Incentive Fund

Thanks to Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day features a $1 Million Incentive Fund, one of the largest gives-day incentive funds in the country. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the Incentive Fund, which increases the value of every dollar donated.

With sincere thanks for your support,

VSOF Board of Directors: William Sterett, MD, J.P. Elton, MD, Erik Dorf, MD, and Chip Webb

Vail-Summit Orthopaedic Foundation supports and promotes medical education for physicians and other health care professionals.  Educational opportunities take the form of anatomy and physiology lectures and labs, as well as educational conferences for local Colorado and visiting health care professionals, also providing continuing medical education (CME) credit opportunities for participants.

Additionally, VSOF supports student interns, medical students, residents, and fellows through opportunities to learn and train with experienced orthopaedic surgeons and physiatrists.

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