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THE OFFICIAL NEWS PUBLICATION OF THE VIRGINIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY

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Summer 2017 Issue

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Membership Information


Please Help Us Spread the Word!

If a new surgeon joins your practice or relocates from out of state to your city, please let us know and invite them to join the Virginia Orthopaedic Society. Nothing works better than an invitation from a colleague. Contact Greg Leasure at (804) 565-6305 or at greg@societyhq.com.

Group Billing Discount Available for VOS Members

Receive a 10% discount on member dues for your practice or institution by enrolling in our group billing program. The Society will send one comprehensive renewal notice to include all the VOS members in your practice or institution. Contact Greg Leasure, Membership Manager, at VOSmembership@societyhq.com or 804-565-6305 to establish group billing for your member dues or to find out more about the 10% discount.

Thank you to our VOS Group Members:

Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic
Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists
Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics
Colonial Orthopaedics
Commonwealth Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Countryside Orthopaedics, PC
Fredericksburg Orthopaedics
Hess Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Inova Medical Group Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Jordan Young Institute
Nirschl Orthopaedic Center
Orthopaedic and Spine Center
OrthoVirginia
Shenandoah Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates
Tuckahoe Orthopaedic Associates
UVA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
VCU Health Systems
Virginia Institute for Sports Medicine
Winchester Orthopaedic Associates, Ltd. 

By participating in this program, your group receives discounts on membership dues for all eligible physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners in your practice. New members receive a 25% discount on their first year of membership dues, and all current members receive a 10% discount on dues. There is one comprehensive renewal notice for all members in your practice or institution, requiring only one check to be issued for membership dues. There must be at least three eligible physicians, PAs or NPs in your practice for the group to qualify.

Group Billing Benefit
 
Your practice manager can join VOS for free as part of the group billing option. If a physician leaves the practice and moves out of state, the VOS membership will be transferable to a new physician in the group. Any new members will immediately begin receiving benefits such as the e-newsletter, legislative updates, reduced registration fees at meetings, the online "Find a Doc" feature, and much more.

We will screen the list of physicians in your practice so that any members in your group who have already paid will not have to pay again within a cycle.  It’s not too late to add your practice to the growing list and save on VOS membership dues!  Please contact Greg Leasure, Membership Manager, at (804) 565-6305 or vosmembership@societyhq.com with questions or to enroll in the group billing program.

Thank you for considering membership in the Virginia Orthopaedic Society for the physicians in your practice!


Welcome New Members!

Anthony Avery, MD – Arlington, VA
Francis Bustos, MD – Roanoke, VA
Kristopher Collins, MD – Lynchburg, VA
Matthew J. Deasey, MD – Charlottesville, VA
Nicole E. Durig, MD – Charlottesville, VA
Lee Gammon, MD – Richmond, VA
Pangrazzi Garett, MD – Lynchburg, VA
Brian Gladrick, MD – Arlington, VA
Emanuel C. Haug, MD – Charlottesville, VA
Daniel Layon, MD – Richmond, VA
William Mook, MD – Ashburn, VA
Ian Smithson, MD – Lynchburg, VA
Zakkary Walterscheid, BS – Roanoke, VA
Peter White, MD – Lynchburg, VA
Katherine Xie, MD – Richmond, VA
Baris Yildirim, MD – Charlottesville, VA


Find a Doc

Be sure to update your website address for your practice for the 'Find a Doc' search page.

To update your profile, follow these simple steps.

Discounted Dues for Military

VOS offers a discount on membership dues for our members currently active in the military. To be eligible for this discount, a member must be an individual in the US Armed Forces engaged in the practice of orthopaedic surgery within any of the military medical installations in Virginia. The 2017 rate of $225 applies to new and current members.

Contact Greg Leasure at vosmembership@societyhq.com to arrange for this discount.

Sponsor your PAs and NPs for VOS Membership

The Virginia Orthopaedic Society is pleased to offer a membership category especially for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (Associate D). The applicant must be sponsored by a current VOS member. Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant dues are $175. For more information and a membership application, please CLICK HERE.


Online Dues Payment

We are pleased to offer convenient online dues payment through the Society website. You will need your username and password to access this portion of the website. If this is your first time logging in, your username is your member number and your password is your last name in lower case letters. If you need assistance with your log in information, please CLICK HERE.

Member Benefit! Online Job Bank

Please check it out HERE. Posting an opening is FREE to VOS members. Job postings can be made by non-members for $300. Listings remain on the website for 60 days. Please spread the news of this new service to all of your colleagues.

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