Sampson Davis

Dr. Sampson Davis is an emergency room physician, public speaker, philanthropist, and New York Times bestselling author. In 2000, he helped found The Three Doctors Foundation, which offers a series of free public programs focused on health, education, leadership, and mentoring. Dr. Davis was honored in 2000 with the Essence Lifetime Achievement Award as well as named one of their forty most inspirational African Americans in the country. He is the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association highest honor and was honored on national television with the 2009 BET Awards. Dr. Davis has coauthored New York Times bestselling books, The Pact, We Beat the Street, The Bond, and Living and Dying in Brick City: An ER Doctor Returns Home.

Books by this Author

The Stuff [noun]: A cultivatable inner fortitude used by people to overcome obstacles, soar, and succeed.

Everyone has the Stuff—but sometimes we need help harnessing it.

Survivors of difficult circumstances themselves, Dr. Sampson Davis and Sharlee Jeter were inspired to study and interview people who’ve somehow been able to rise above the darkness when tragedy struck. Through these individuals’ triumphant stories, the pair have uncovered several common elements displayed...

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CBS This Morning
MAY 15
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