Speakers for DPC 2024
Tea Nguyen, DPM

Rebekah Bernard, MD, FAAFP

Gulf Coast Direct Primary Care

Expect a challenge to seize the day as DPC provides the space for the rise of physician leadership because doctors reclaim time and energy. Dr. Bernard does it in spades as the author of four books and maintains a vigorous voice for DPC in the marketplace.


Rebekah Bernard, MD, FAAFP is a Family physician and the owner of Gulf Coast Direct Primary Care in Fort Myers, FL. She is a founding member and immediate past president of Physicians for Patient Protection, a grassroots organization that advocates for physician-led care and truth and transparency among healthcare practitioners, and currently serves on the executive board of the Florida Medical Association Board of Governors. In 2024, she joined the DPC Alliance Board of Directors.

Dr. Bernard attended college at the University of Florida, majoring in sociology, and medical school at the University of Miami. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida, and was board certified in 2002. Dr. Bernard served as a National Health Service Corp scholar for six years and then joined an outpatient hospital practice before converting to direct primary care in 2016.

She is the author of four books: How to Be a Rock Star Doctor (2015), Physician Wellness: The Rock Star Doctor’s Guide (2018),¬†Patients at Risk: The Rise of the Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant in Healthcare¬†(2020), and Imposter Doctors: Patients at Risk (2023).

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