For David Gellis, the spark came during a class in college on health policy in America. He had known he wanted to become a doctor, but he was looking for a way to contribute to systemic change in healthcare. His professor at the time was Dr. Donald Berwick, who later headed the CMS. Berwick's class inspired Gellis to think more about the business skills needed in healthcare. Gellis applied to Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School simultaneously.
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