Docs Outside The Box - Ordinary Doctors Doing Extraordinary Things

Docs Outside The Box - Ordinary Doctors Doing Extraordinary Things

This podcast looks into the minds of cutting-edge and innovative doctors. You won't find these stories in any medical textbook. You're getting real, live insight from men and women pushing the envelope beyond medicine.

Episodes

September 21, 2021
  • Renee is now manager of Darko Media Group
  • Nii discusses new Apple iPhone 13 releases
  • Ryan Leslie turns 100k investment of Apple to $16 million
  • Purchase stock in Apple or buying Index Fund/ETF
  • Video of Nii & Renee test driving a Tesla
  • IRS car allowance 2021
  • Resources:

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    SCHB

    Apple (AAPL)

     

     

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    Dr. Stephanie Freeman joins us on this episode

     

  • Stephanie shares how being fired multiple times put her on the locums pathway;
  • Why she calls herself an “unemployable doctor”
  • Is it really hard to work for yourself and setup benefits
  • The positive IRS tax benefits of being an independent contractor
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    Resources:

    The Locums Doc Summit – October 22nd – 23rd

    Use DOTB20 for 20% off as a discount code

    www.drstephanieicu.com

     

     

     

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    Dr. Nina Lum, The IMG coach, is on to talk about all things related to International Medical Graduates.

    The struggles of being an IMG student / doctor

    Nina’s biggest pain point as a IMG student

    The bad advice on the internet for IMGs

    The biggest hurdle for IMGS

     

    Resources:

  • drninalum.com
  • ihcv.org
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    Just started residency and don't know what to do with your money? This is the show for you. The popular doc bloggers Physician on Fire, Doctor Finances, and SurgiFI are on this episode to talk/debate what you should do with your money. 

  • How to live within your means
  • How much debt we dealth with
  • Make the money work even while you sleep
  • Pay of student loans or invest in bitcoin
  • Resources:

  • Doctor Finances
  • SurgiFI
  • Physician on Fire
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    Nii & Renee want more listeners subscribing to the show; Nii talks about his podcasting course; Rihanna being a billionaire; Previous guest Hella Sidibe completed his transcontinental run; Farnoosh Torabi licenses her podcast to CNET; Think outside the box with practicing medicine; Nii & Renee discuss KevinMD article on Simone Biles

     

    10 Steps to Podcasting Course

    Rihanna Billionaire

    Hella Sidibe (Episode 214)

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    Nii and Renee discuss going to the Licensed to Live Conference; Nii finally having an imposter on Instagram; Apple Podcast reviews; Using your job as a tool before it uses you; Renee resigning during her intern year; Apple’s downloading bug fixed; Stop messing around with 1099 before the IRS comes for you.

     

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    What’s good everyone!!

    The title is a bit misleading. Can you really get all of that at your first job?!? Hmmmm. Now is the time to start looking for your job. Before you start rolling your eyes, hear me out. There’s no such thing as the “perfect job,” but you have the power to find the job that suits your needs best.

    On this episode Sheila Sampatacos, Senior Recruiter with Provider Solutions & Development, talks about 5 things...

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    What’s good everyone!!

    Dr. Renee is back and we got a lot to talk about!

     

    In this episode you’ll learn:

  • When do you fully recover from being “post-call”?
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy review & owning your brand
  • NCAA Name Image & Likeness ruling
  • Should residents get big endorsement deals while in training?
  • Facebook group talk about gifting a friend money to buy a home they clearly can’t afford
     
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  • Duquesne hires personal br...
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    Feels good to be back!

    On today’s episode, I’m sharing an experiment that I started back in June. I removed the major social media platforms from my main phone and wanted to see how my behavior changed.

    In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why I moved social media off my main phone
  • What comparing myself with others on social media did to my creativity
  • What happened to my behavior during those 30 days?
  • Did I fall victim to the power of social...
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    What’s good everyone!

    We’ve all learned that there’s plenty of ways to skin a cat. In the world of personal finance, we don’t get the opportunity to hear opinions from various backgrounds. It’s smart to have an emergency fund, and set a plan for debt payoff. On today’s episode, we’re going to debate should you pay off your debt as quickly as you can? Also, are leases really that bad? Drs. David Rhoiney and Leif Dahleen from SurgiFI...

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    What’s good everyone!

    Dr. Sylvie Stacy, author of 50 Nonclinical Careers for Physicians, jumps on the hot seat to talk about choosing not to practice clinically. Yes, I said it! There are a bunch of medical students, residents, and doctors who deep down know that clinical medicine ain’t for them. Who do they talk to? Where can they find out next what to do?

    Dr. Sylvie Stacy is a preventive medicine specialist living and practice i...

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    What’s good!!!

    And oldie but a goodie! Today’s throwback is an episode where Renee and I recorded in the backseat of a taxi cab in Ghana. We were on our way to Lekma Hospital in Teshie. On this episode you’ll hear about what it’s like to do medical missions.

    We’re also in dire need of a General Surgeon to join us for the upcoming mission August 27th - September 11th. Check out http://www.ihcv.org to learn more about International H...

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    What’s good everyone!

    Did you know that there is a growing movement of individuals and couples retiring in their 40s and for some even earlier? This is called being Financially Independent & Retiring Early movement. It’s safe to say that joining the FIRE movement requires not just discipline but a huge change in mindset.

    My next guests are Christina and Amon Browning, who recently on their popular YouTube channel announced they...

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    What’s good everyone!

    Let’s go back to Episode 1! You’re going to hear from Dr. Carmen Brown, an OB/GYN who now practices in Australia.

    She is a southwest Atlanta native who started her medical career in Athens, Georgia. After being fed up with all the typical frustrations doctors have, she and her husband literally closed up shop, packed their bags, and took a world tour. If you've ever been to New Zealand, you'll know why...

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    What's good everyone!

    Take a listen on my thoughts on Naomi Osaka and how that relates to medical training. I dive into the big takeaways after five years of podcasting.

     

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    “Having the Darkos describe their journey provided a solace that no sort of debt counseling would ever bring about. Anyways, this show is consistent in ...

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    What's good everyone!

    This one is for pre-meds! Dr. Renee talks about The Pre-Med to Prepared Summit that starts June 4th - 6th. The Pre-med to Prepared Summit is a 3-day event dedicated to developing the mindset of pre-meds underrepresented in medicine into that of top-choice applicants for medical schools.

    We also talk about the steps in creating a summit.

    To learn more go to: www.premedtoprepared.com

     

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    What’s good everyone. This is a new series that is starting called: “Sh*t I wish I knew in residency.” Pretty simple concept, right? We’re so busy saving our patient’s lives, we think there’s no time to learn other stuff. Well, that other stuff are things like: 1. How to manage your money; 2. What happens if you can’t doctor anymore; 3. How to look for a job. Truth be told, the “other stuff” determines if you’ll be working in your ...

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    What’s good!

    Are there times when you feel disrespected at work but feel like you lack the words/gumption to give a good response? Not to worry, Dr. Renee is here to the rescue. In this episode, you’ll hear how she turned a slight into a boss/power move.

     

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    Are you planning to buy bitcoin but unsure 'cause the concept of it can be hard to grasp?

    Get a clear understanding of the ins and out when it comes to crypto investing as The Investing Tutor, Dr. Hans returns to talk about bitcoin!

    Listen on as he demystifies and breaks down the concept of bitcoin, how to buy it, where to buy it, why you should buy it, and why it’s important that you understand and have exposure to this asset ...

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    What’s good everyone.

    Dr. Renee and I are answering a listener’s question. This doctor finds himself in a significant amount of debt ranging from car & truck loans ($1800/month), home mortgage, and even medical equipment ($7000/month). He also expresses the stress that comes along with dealing with this amount of debt. Take a listen to find out how we help a fellow doctor in need!

     

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