Sampson Davis, M.D.

Sampson Davis, M.D.

Keynote Speaker: Emergency Medicine Physician & Best-Selling Author, Frequent Medical Expert on "Today" & CNN

Sampson Davis, M.D. Biography

Dr. Sampson Davis was raised as the fifth of six children in Newark, one of New Jersey's poorest cities. As a child Dr. Davis grew-up in cramped living quarters, surrounded by fragmented families, crime, and drugs. Still, he was a good student, able to strike the fragile balance between being smart yet socially acceptable on the streets. It was this combination of skills, Dr. Davis says, that were most critical to his survival. While attending University High School in Newark, Dr. Davis met Dr. Rameck Hunt and Dr. George Jenkins, two fellow students who together made a promise to become doctors. Dr. Davis and his two childhood friends each successfully fulfilled their pact and today Dr. Davis is a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician.

Dr. Davis has appeared on numerous talk and radio shows including Oprah, The Today Show, Dr. Oz, Anderson Cooper 360, The View, Tavis Smiley and NPR as well as print publications including but not limited to Readers Digest, O Magazine, People, Washington Post, NY Times, USA Today, Parade and Black Enterprise.

Ms. Winfrey also delivered the highest honor naming Dr. Davis, “The Premiere Role Models of the World”.

Dr. Davis was honored in 2000 with the Essence Lifetime Achievement Award and also named one of their forty most inspirational African Americans in the country. He is the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association’s highest honor, The Scroll of Merit, and was previously honored on 2009 BET Awards.

Dr. Davis is also author of "Living & Dying in Brick City--An E.R. Doctor Returns Home" which discusses Dr. Davis' riveting experiences as an ER physician. The book will also offer preventative guidance as a means of supporting healthier communities.

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Sampson Davis, M.D. Videos

Dr. Sampson Davis On His ER Experience, Coronavirus Myths + More
2018 NC Fatherhood Conference: Dr. Sampson Davis
"The Stuff": Tackling life's challenges with inner fortitude

How to book Sampson Davis, M.D.?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sampson Davis, M.D. for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sampson Davis, M.D., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sampson Davis, M.D. or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Sampson Davis, M.D.?

Booking fees for Sampson Davis, M.D., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sampson Davis, M.D., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sampson Davis, M.D.?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sampson Davis, M.D. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sampson Davis, M.D. for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sampson Davis, M.D. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sampson Davis, M.D. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sampson Davis, M.D. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Health, Black Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sampson Davis, M.D. for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Sampson Davis, M.D. generally travels from Newark, NJ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marty Makary, M.D., Dr. Syra Madad and Dr. Joel Selanikio. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sampson Davis, M.D. for an upcoming event.

Sampson Davis, M.D. Videos

Dr. Sampson Davis On His ER Experience, Coronavirus Myths + More
2018 NC Fatherhood Conference: Dr. Sampson Davis
"The Stuff": Tackling life's challenges with inner fortitude
MLK Symposium: The Three Doctors

Sampson Davis, M.D. Reviews

  • You all were SO wonderful to work with! I hope to be able to work with you again in the future!
    Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) - May 23 2021

  • "Such an amazing speech given by an amazing role model. Dr. Sampson Davis' s words and wisdom will definitely stick with me for years to come."
    Unknown - Jul 22 2015

  • "You really inspired me with everything you said. I was raised in slightly similar standards until I moved and at times, it seemed impossible to achieve things. You really put it in me to realize what it takes. I totally look up to you, man."
    Unknown - Jul 22 2015

  • "Best talk I have ever heard. Can't wait to share it with my students."
    Titans Sports Medicine - Jul 22 2015

Sampson Davis, M.D. Speaking Topics

  • Know Who You Are and Always Give Back

    Regardless of life circumstances, Dr. Sampson Davis believes wholeheartedly we all have something to give. Everything from paying a kind word on an elevator ride to saying good morning to a stranger, we have something to offer. This process of giving back not only impacts the person receiving the gift but also allows you, as the giver, to feel good about yourself, about life. It is vital to give back. It is one of life’s most precious gifts that often goes unused because so many of us don’t give it an opportunity. In the process of helping someone else, you may change your own life in redefining your purpose. Further, Dr. Davis believes it is important to know who you are as an individual. Believe in yourself and stand firm in defining yourself. Not everyone will embrace who you are and that is okay. We call such individuals “haters” and they are extremely successful at their job of hating. So allow haters to hate while you, as a “believer,” believes.

  • The Sports Scholar

    It this speech, Dr. Sampson Davis speaks about the importance of staying active. You must always keep moving. In life, aim to never retire; rather, switch gears into another pursuit of passion. As a teenager, Dr. Davis played high school baseball and even had visions of a professional sports career. It was the adrenaline of sports that helped his academics. The energy and excitement after exercising or taking part in sports-related activities release happy hormones from the brain known as endorphins. It is the body endorphins that helped drive Dr. Davis in his academics by allowing him to focus and push through long hours of studying. It is important to have balance in life. Playing sports and exercising is fun; not only do you gain the benefit of exercising from a healthy view point but the activity also spills over into other sectors of life. In this case, sports enabled Dr. Davis to focus more on his academics. Sports also kept him busy during tempting days of growing up on the streets of Newark. Never want a youth or an adult to sit idle.

  • I Have a Dream

    Dr. Sampson Davis strongly believes we all have a dream. But what happens when the dream is interrupted or comes to a halt. How does one bounce back? How does one believe it is possible to achieve the unimaginable? In this speech, Dr. Davis will inspire all to remain vigilant in the pursuit of their dreams. Giving up is not an option. Work with what you have in place and believe you can make it happen. Dr. Davis will share his obstacles and pitfalls and how he never allowed his dream to be deferred even when faced with sure defeat. He will share the struggles he faced along the way. A college professor once told him to switch majors and that he wasn’t cut out to be a doctor. He dealt with personal tragedies in his family, from addiction to watching his sister lose her life to a health battle. Dr. Davis remained firm in knowing he could achieve success and it was his sister’s fight for life that inspired him to keep pushing.

  • Making the Case for the Affordable Care Act (ACA): An ER Doctor’s Perspective

    Through riveting personal and medical stories, Dr. Sampson Davis provides a never-before-seen look at health care in America, presenting not only the issues but also the complicated lives behind the statistics. Dr. Davis also looks at the ACA—how it may draw more doctors and nurses to return to abandoned areas of America, while technical barriers keep many patients form even signing up. Dr. Davis shares stories about the health care industry and how it personally affected his family. His father, diagnosed with prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s, turned to him to guide him through the stages of the health care system.

  • The Power of Education—Investing in Your Most Precious Commodity

    As the first member in his family to attend college, Dr. Sampson Davis speaks candidly about how education saved his life. Aiming to become “the Michael Jordan of education,” Dr. Davis inspires high school, college and graduate students alike to remain steadfast in their pursuit of academics. Referencing stories from his best-selling books "The Pact," "The Bond" and "We Beat the Street," Dr. Davis will inspire all students in their pursuit of academic achievement. His blueprint toward higher education has served as a resource for community-wide reads, grammar school and high school assemblies, college first year experience lectures, college-themed talks and commencement speeches.

How to book Sampson Davis, M.D.?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sampson Davis, M.D. for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sampson Davis, M.D., or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sampson Davis, M.D. or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Sampson Davis, M.D.?

Booking fees for Sampson Davis, M.D., or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sampson Davis, M.D., please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Sampson Davis, M.D.?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sampson Davis, M.D. for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sampson Davis, M.D. for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sampson Davis, M.D. or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sampson Davis, M.D. or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Sampson Davis, M.D. is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Health, Black Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sampson Davis, M.D. for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Sampson Davis, M.D. generally travels from Newark, NJ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marty Makary, M.D., Dr. Syra Madad and Dr. Joel Selanikio. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sampson Davis, M.D. for an upcoming event.

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