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Docs Outside The Box

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Docs Outside the Box is a fusion of medicine, money, and pop culture. Dr. Nii Darko looks into the minds of cutting-edge and innovative doctors, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs who are earning, saving, and investing their way to lifestyles they’ve always wanted.You won't find these financial lessons in any medical textbook. You're getting real, live insight from men and women pushing the envelope beyond medicine. Welcome to medicine’s new media!

Docs Outside the Box is a fusion of medicine, money, and pop culture. Dr. Nii Darko looks into the minds of cutting-edge and innovative doctors, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs who are earning, saving, and investing their way to lifestyles they’ve always wanted.You won't find these financial lessons in any medical textbook. You're getting real, live insight from men and women pushing the envelope beyond medicine. Welcome to medicine’s new media!

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Docs Outside the Box is a fusion of medicine, money, and pop culture. Dr. Nii Darko looks into the minds of cutting-edge and innovative doctors, professionals, influencers, and entrepreneurs who are earning, saving, and investing their way to lifestyles they’ve always wanted.You won't find these financial lessons in any medical textbook. You're getting real, live insight from men and women pushing the envelope beyond medicine. Welcome to medicine’s new media!

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English


Episodes

How a recession affects investing, student loans, bitcoin #296

7/12/2022
Dr. Nii converses with Kevin Matthews, number one bestselling author, former financial advisor, certified financial planner and creator of BuildingBread, an educational program designed to inspire millennials to set, simplify and achieve their financial goals. In this episode, they cover many financial topics facing medical students, residents, and attendings - particularly how a recession impacts investing. Other topics discussed include inflation, the stock market, paying off student...

Duration:00:58:02

Decision Time: Physician vs Physician Assistant; Apple vs PC #295

7/7/2022
Nii and Renée sit down to discuss a multitude of topics including their 5-Star review, when a patient’s outcome is not what you thought it would be and switching from a PC to a MacBook. Lastly, they offer creative debt solutions to a listener grappling with going to PA school and accumulating more debt or pulling out of school and working. Things to expect in this episode: Nii’s post-call experienceNii’s humbling switch from a PC to a MacBook Pro 14”MS, a DOTB listener, seeks advice...

Duration:00:54:27

Roe v Wade reversal; Gun Violence; Black residents dismissed #294

7/5/2022
In this Docs Outside the Box episode, Nii and Renée take on two hot-button topics - abortion and gun violence. In the wake of the overturning of Roe v Wade and Uvalde, they explore the consequences for women who are denied abortions and the impact of gun violence on children and teens in our country. They also tackle the lesser known and understood issue of the disproportionate number of black residents that are dismissed from their medical programs and whether it is an admission or...

Duration:00:57:28

Women physicians make $2 Million less than male physicians?! #293

7/3/2022
Nii talks with Molly Bell, a recruiter at Provider Solutions & Development, to discuss the income pay gender gap between women and men physicians and how women can negotiate their pay and leverage other benefits. Things to expect in this episode: Gender pay disparity statistics and the reasons behind themMolly Bell’s role as a liaison between the candidate and the hospitalThe physician shortage and how women can leverageIs working as a full-time-employee negotiableResources: Physician...

Duration:00:34:09

Meet Dr. Trevor: Nomadic Pediatric, Making Ortho Surgery Money, $300K Student Debt Loan Slayer #292

6/24/2022
Nii sits down with Trevor Cabrera, who completed his residency training in General Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and then transitioned to working as an exclusive Locum Tenens provider. Listen in as Dr. Cabrera, also known as The Nomadic Pediatrician, talks about his first locum job, paying off student loans, the lifestyle locum work affords him, and his blog that documents his travels and experiences. Things to expect in this episode: Trevor...

Duration:00:57:39

Will this book make you a sociopath? - The Subtle Art of Not Giving A #@%! by Mark Manson #291

6/20/2022
After reading Mark Manson’s New York Times Best Seller, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F-ck, not once, but two times, Nii extracts and summarizes the most noteworthy points. Things to expect in this episode: Who you are is defined by what you are willing to struggle forLearn to give a F about what’s really important to youChoose values that you can control and are not based on othersIs the root of your constant stress and anxiety a need for approval?Happiness is misunderstoodATOMIC HABITS...

Duration:00:56:04

One small idea can become a multi-million dollar business #290

6/13/2022
A leading expert in medical entrepreneurship and healthcare venture capital, John Shufeldt, MD, sits down with Nii to discuss the twenty businesses he has started, their successes and failures, and how physicians can start and scale their own ventures. Things to expect in this episode: Tribal Health, is the best thing he’s done in healthcareShufeldt discusses the difference between staffing mission-driven people and those there for the paycheckShufeldt discusses the successes and failures...

Duration:00:39:41

Let's talk about Treasury I-Bonds! #289

6/10/2022
Inflation is here and there aren’t many people out there who are fans of it either. Gas and food prices are through the roof (among other consumables). But there might be a small silver lining in this if you have some extra cash lying around. Treasury I Bonds (issued by the U.S. Treasury) have been very enticing lately. This is not just because they’re considered safe, but also because the interest rate is tied to the government’s measure of inflation. TLDR: The higher inflation goes, the...

Duration:00:31:08

Navient owes me $500! #288

6/6/2022
Navient got sued by multiple states for unscrupulous behavior that pushed borrowers to use forbearance instead of income-driven repayment plans. Things to expect in this episode: Nii talks about how much he’s getting from the class-action lawsuit against NavientNii talks about how the multiple forbearances ballooned his loans from $240,000 to $330,000NPR reports Problems with Income-Driven Repayment PlanCrazy work schedules to pay off student loansFill out the Docs Outside the Box...

Duration:00:51:00

Is $275,000 of loans for school worth it? #287

5/30/2022
Things to expect in this episode: Awning WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!! TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR ON FUTURE EPISODES!!!! FILL OUT THE DOCS OUTSIDE THE BOX PODCAST SURVEY (in partnership w INCROWD) INCROWD MAKE EXTRA MONEY AS A RESIDENT OR ATTENDING - COMPLETE MEDICAL SURVEYS WITH INCROWD WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE! https://www.youtube.com/drniidarko Join our community Text word PODCAST to 833-230-2860 Twitter: @drniidarko Instagram: @drniidarko Email:...

Duration:00:50:09

Leaving Clinical Medicine for Big Pharma #286

5/25/2022
Dr. Nerissa Kreher is a Chief Medical Officer of a biotech company and a Pediatric Endocrinologist. She transitioned into biotech early in her career and brings 15 years of experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Things to expect in this episode: Dr. Nerissa talks about how she got started in the pharmaceutical industryShe explains the differences in job titles of medical affairs, clinical development, and drug safetyA description of her work/life balanceHow moving between...

Duration:00:40:20

From panic attacks to beautiful artwork. Medicine is artistry for this doc #285

5/24/2022
Dr. Lucie Mitchell is a long time listener of Docs Outside. She joins Dr. Nii today to share her story about how a major panic attack in the last 3 months of residency training led her to pay off $70,000 of student loan debt in less than a year and turn medicine into art. Things to expect in this episode: How a debt-induced panic attack and a phone call with Dr. Renée resulted in an aggressive loan repayment planHow Dr. Lucie turned her back pain into art for herself and othersHow she...

Duration:00:47:08

16 weeks of working out, 4 books in 4 months. My quarterly update using Atomic Habits #284

5/20/2022
Things to expect in this episode: Our podcast has a new descriptionUpdates on my first four months with Atomic HabitsI’ve been working out for 16 weeks straight (T25)Waking up at 5 am4 Books in 4 monthsWill by Will SmithThe Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark MansonAtomic HabitsYou Are A Badass by Jen SinceroEating healthy on locums assignments with Factor WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!! TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR ON FUTURE EPISODES!!!! FILL OUT THE DOCS OUTSIDE THE BOX PODCAST...

Duration:00:49:34

Now that you're a doctor. Does that mean you're a natural leader? #283

5/16/2022
Things to expect in this episode: What is physician leadership?Does being a doctor mean that one is a natural leader?Learn to ask questions on topics that are unfamiliar to you in order to better serve your patient. Doctors should view themselves as business owners which means educating themselves about all topics related to the field.It is important to inspire our team members as a doctor.Discussing what is and the importance of marketing. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!! TELL US WHAT YOU...

Duration:00:24:46

What medical leaders need to know about Pre-Meds #282

5/13/2022
Things to expect in this episode: We’re in Denver, CO at the AACOM Educating Leaders Conference! We talk about our responses during the first-ever panel dedicated to Dr. Meta Christy, the first Black Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. We’re partnering with locumstory.com on a special campaign this year. We give you a brief rundown of the common questions that are answered on their platform.Dr. Renée recaps her answer on the panel about what medical school leaders need to know about...

Duration:00:45:39

How this psychiatry resident became her attendings’ boss #281

5/9/2022
Dr. Brook Choulet is a concierge psychiatrist and the Founder of Choulet Wellness in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is also still a resident! Things to expect in this episode: Dr. Brook discloses how she works with high-profile clients like the NBA's Phoenix Suns.Defining what concierge medicine is.How Dr. Choulet started her business as a residentDr. Choulet discusses the difficulties she faced starting her business while in residencyDr. Nii explains what moonlighting is. Dr. Choulet...

Duration:00:38:25

How this psychiatry resident became her attendings’ boss #281

5/9/2022
Dr. Brook Choulet is a concierge psychiatrist and the Founder of Choulet Wellness in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is also still a resident! Things to expect in this episode: NBA's Phoenix Suns. Resources: Dr. Brook Choulet: www.brookchouletmd.com WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!! TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR ON FUTURE EPISODES!!!! FILL OUT THE DOCS OUTSIDE THE BOX PODCAST SURVEY (in partnership w INCROWD) INCROWD MAKE EXTRA MONEY AS A RESIDENT OR ATTENDING - COMPLETE MEDICAL SURVEYS...

Duration:00:38:25

Imposter Syndrome at Conferences and Jerrod Carmichael's Rothanial #280

5/4/2022
Nii & Renee are on the road in Denver, Colorado. They’re attending the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Conference and are panelists on the first ever Dr. Meta Christy Presentation. On this episode they discuss: SNMA’s Annual Medical ConferenceRothanielSamsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Correction: Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee served as Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!! TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR ON...

Duration:00:59:36

Imposter Syndrome at Conferences and Jerrod Carmichael's Rothanial #280

5/3/2022
Nii & Renee are on the road in Denver, Colorado. They’re attending the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Conference and are panelists on the first ever Dr. Meta Christy Presentation. On this episode they discuss: AttendingSNMA’s Annual Medical Conferencein OrlandoImposter Syndrome with attending conferencesReview of Jerrod Carmicheal’s RothanielNii reviews Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra Correction: Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee served as Dean of the College...

Duration:00:59:35

This radiologist realized saving more and earning more from clinical work was not enough for her #279

4/19/2022
Dr. Param is a radiologist, real estate investor, and coach who helps individuals get to financial independence through real estate investing. Today, she discusses how she spent her first 10 years post-residency saving and investing in stocks. After a series of moves by her hospital including cutting 8 weeks of annual vacation time; Dr. Param knew she had to change her moves to regain control of her time and career. Eventually, she discovered real estate was the answer for her. Since then,...

Duration:00:40:59