219: Physicians, Nonclinical Careers and Choices in Healthcare with Dr. Tom Davis

by Jen Barna MD | Burnout Prevention, Money and Finance, Physician Job Change, Physician Leadership, Podcast, Work Life Balance

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“It’s all about choices in your life. There are so many options out there. And when you have the industry mandated blinders on, on the treadmill, never being told you’re good enough, it’s easy to get the feeling that ‘This is all there is to life.’ There is an entire world out there! And the health of the system is not on your shoulders.”

-Tom Davis, MD


In today’s episode, we are excited to welcome Dr. Tom Davis back (click here for our previous episode with Dr. Davis). Dr. Davis is an entrepreneur, telemedicine expert, mentor, speaker, and author.  He consistently releases great high-value content across his many channels so clinicians can serve their patients sustainably and with joy, while prioritizing their own well-being.


In this episode, Dr. Davis speaks with host, Dr. Jen Barna, about the company he created with cofounder Dr. John Jurica, called NewScript


“NewScript is a community of healthcare professionals, career transition mentors and wellness specialists helping each other to live a better life.”


Dr. Davis talks about the inspiration behind starting NewScript and how it helps healthcare professionals feel less alone and gives them the opportunity to share their journeys in a confidential, safe space.

Dr. Davis also shares his experience on TikTok and how he’s found success creating short, informational videos.


Dr. Davis and Dr. Barna also discuss the NewScript Annual Summit coming up on the topic of NonClinical Careers.

“This summit is designed to:

  • Introduce you to fulfilling nonclinical careers and side jobs
  • Inspire you to overcome limited beliefs and take bold action
  • Teach you how to pursue the most popular nontraditional jobs”


Click this link to sign up for the NewScript Summit today! The live event starts April 11, 2023.   


After hanging his shingle in a small town on the Missouri River in 1994, Dr. Tom Davis and his partners leveraged one of the first total-risk Medicare Advantage contracts into the creation of a regional health system. After 18 years of wonderfully autonomous practice, Dr. Davis sold his health system to a regional competitor for $132m and began traveling the country with one goal, using the lessons learned to mentor other clinicians and their organizations in how to quit the treadmill and practice with joy. Telemedicine, cash-pay clinical revenue streams, value-based healthcare, expert witness, course work, consulting, speaking, writing; Dr. Davis’ unique, practical perspective has helped thousands of clinicians lead more fulfilled lives. He currently shares his wisdom in his online community app NewScript, available on Apple and Google play.


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