As a primary care nurse practitioner, Bay Area native Bronwen Peternell calls upon her personal passion for living a healthy, balanced life to empower patients. She believes One Medical Group’s model resonates with her practice philosophy of integrating mind, body, and spirit and emphasizing patient education. Bronwen considers herself a holistic healer and builds cooperative relationships with her patients. “If you seek vitality, balance, and partnership, I am your clinician,” she says. “I like to provide ample information so that my patients can make informed decisions about their health and be equipped in the long run.” Bronwen values her patients’ stories, listens intently in order to develop effective, sustainable treatment plans, and offers reassurance and guidance along the way. As an ironman triathlete, she loves treating musculoskeletal injuries, restoring function and facilitating recovery to return patients to peak performance. She also enjoys family practice, managing acute and chronic illnesses, and providing general health maintenance, including well-woman exams. Bronwen graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Biology and finished among the top of her class at Yale School of Nursing, where she earned a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, she pursued groundbreaking, scientific research at UC Santa Cruz and Stanford School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Family Practice by ANCC.