Dr. Dick Thom, of HBBH fame, speaks with us in this podcast about how to start a successful practice and much more. Dr. Thom currently practices at the American Center for Biological Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona. He also runs the Health of Business, Business of Health workshops (HBBH) where he teaches (future) Naturopathic Physicians how to be successful once they graduate. In this podcast we talk about:

  • What you should be working on now to be prepared for life after graduation
  • How to get a loan to start your practice
  • The best banks to approach for a loan
  • How to hone your business plan
  • How to find the best electronic medical record system
  • Why learning the business model of your preceptors is as important as the learning their clinical skills
  • The right attitude for success
  • How to get better at public speaking
  • Finding speaking gigs and turning them into patients
  • The power of saying “I don’t know”
  • Learning by going to specialists with patients

Press play to learn more about how to be successful in your current or future practice.