Hint Summit 2D will feature 2 days of keynotes & breakout sessions designed to elevate Direct Primary Care and identify new opportunities. Over the next few days, we'll be sharing session descriptions on the Best Practices blog to give you a taste of what you can expect September 24-25.
Session: Restoring the Spark
Speaker: Julie Gunther, MD
Time: 9:40am PT, September 24
In 2016, Dr. Julie was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her diagnosis, at the age of 40, led to a transformation of her personal goals and goals for sparkMD, the direct primary care practice she founded in 2013 and operates today from her home town of Boise, Idaho. Hear about Dr. Julie's journey, including the important lessons learned and what opportunities are ahead for physicians and other stakeholders as we begin to introduce new services and new partners into our practices to restore health, hope and well-being in our communities.
About Julie Gunther
Dr. Julie Gunther is a dual-Board Certified Family Physician who founded sparkMD in 2013 and currently serves as President of the DPC Alliance. At the age of 40, Dr. Julie was diagnosed with breast cancer which led her to re-frame her personal goals and goals for sparkMD, seeking to build a robust, compassionate, diligent and capable team that delivers urgent care services, wellness services and aesthetic services, focusing across the board on mental and physical well being.A graduate of Harvard University and the University of Washington School of Medicine, Dr. Julie has been featured in Forbes, NPR, Bloomberg News, Medical Economics, Physician Practice, Reason TV, KevinMD, Greenbelt Magazine among many other forums.