Sam is originally from Santa Cruz, CA and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA and her Master of Medical Science degree at Yale University. Sam began her career as a first responder for Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol. With a desire to be more involved in patient care, she went on to become a Physician Assistant with focus on her passion for trauma, orthopaedics and sports medicine. Sam joined Dr. Provencher’s team at The Steadman Clinic in June, 2016. She is readily available to Dr. Provencher’s patients to answer questions in all areas including preoperative, postoperative, medication, and rehabilitation. She is an excellent resource and happy to provide exceptional care for Dr. Provencher’s patients from the greater Vail community and our patrons from around the world.