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The Keys to a Long and Successful Career with Tracy Farnsworth

Episode Summary

Happiness is all about the relationships you build in life.

In this magnificent episode with Dr. Tracy Farnsworth, he reflects on his career journey. Together, Tracy and Jesse go through experiences that ultimately have had a positive outcome. Tracy also gives advice on how to have a successful life, both personally and professionally. He also says that sometimes having a career pivot is necessary for one’s growth.

Find, in this episode, some of the greatest career advice out there.

Today’s Guest - Tracy Farnsworth

Dr. Tracy J. Farnsworth was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016.

Dr. Farnsworth is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He received Masters’s Degree in Business and Health Services Administration from Arizona State University and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership at ISU.

Prior to his transition to higher education, Dr. Farnsworth assumed various Hospital CEO and executive-level appointments with Intermountain Healthcare, Catholic Healthcare West, the City of Hope National Medical Center, and other public and private healthcare organizations.

A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Dr. Farnsworth has written and spoken widely on subjects related to hospital and health systems performance improvement, healthcare reform, medical education, healthcare leadership/governance.


Key Take-Aways

  • Life may bring many turns and curves, one has to learn how to surf it.

  • Having love and passion for one’s career will get you through the not-so-good seasons.

  • The Healthcare administration business involves being a people person.

  • Just as there are good days and bad days, there will be good seasons and bad seasons.

  • Always be a student.

  • “If you’re not networking, you’re not working” - as Tracy says.


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