Episode 3: The Myth of the Rich Doctor, with Dr. Vicki Rackner



Dr. Vicki Rackner M.D. is a physician who has made many financial mistakes who now works full time to help physicians build wealth. She had a career as a surgeon in private practice and had a clinical, faculty appointment at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is currently writing and working on a book called “Myth of the Rich Doctor”

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Vicki’s life journey in and out of her career as a surgeon and into her consulting business
  • The myth of the rich doctor and why it’s so hard for a lot of doctors (especially women) to make money
  • In general, why do women get paid less than men?
  • Why we need to rethink our relationship with money
  • The effect of the Affordable Care Act on physicians
  • Who do you turn to for financial planning? Who can you trust?
  • Dumb doctor deals: why doctors tend to make bad investments
  • How your financial security impacts every part of your personal and professional life
  • Spenders vs. Savers
  • The ethics of being a physician and how it relates to money
  • What physicians need to learn about running a business
  • Why women falsely believe they can either serve or make a profit when they can really do both
  • Breaking through the silence of the taboo of money

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