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Postby dallas » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:50 pm

As I have few interviews in Int. Medicine coming and I know that they will ask about future plans, so how can I put it in neat wordings if I plan to be a faculty physician who will teach residents and medical students, and what is this position? is it like a hospitalist in a teaching hospital or just a private doctor who goes there everywhile to teach residents? and to achieve that having a fellowship position will definetely help, but residents who graduate from week programs (where I have most of my interviews) finding a competitive fellowship is very unlikely, so will that make me less favorite candidate if I tell them that I want to go for copetitive fellowships? I really want to know for myself and the interview, thank you so much Anatolyk..
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Re: specific interview questions..

Postby anatolyk » Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:31 am

Questions you will be asked
How are you (pay attention to this one)?
Tell me about yourself (don't ramble, start with present and tell why you are well qualified for the position; score some points by matching YOUR skills/strengths with program emphasis)?
Why are you interested in this specialty?
What do you see as the negative and positive features of this specialty?
What problems do you think the specialty faces?
Tell me about yourself
What are your career goals?
Where do you see yourself 3 (4/5 depending on specialty) years from now?
Where do you see yourself in 5/10 years?
Are you interested in academic or in clinical medicine?
Do you plan to do a fellowship?
What if you don't match?
What are your strengths/weaknesses?
What other specialties did you consider?
Why are you interested in our program?
What are you looking for in a program?
Where else have you interviewed?
Why should we choose you?
Tell me about this item on your C.V
Why did you leave your country?
You were practicing OBGYN/ENT, etc. in your home country, why did you choose IM/FM/PSY? Will you be happy with your choice?
Your last position in your home country was so-and-so. Would you be comfortable in a role of an intern?
What do you think about managed care and role of insurance companies in the healthcare delivery?
Do you have any research experience?
Do you want to do research?
What do you think about the current and future state of health care/specialty/type of treatment, etc.?
What differences do you see between the health care system in US and your country?
Present an interesting case that you had
How do you make important decisions?
Are you prepared for the difficulties of residency?
Is your husband/wife/children willing to relocate with you?
How do you handle stress?
How do you handle conflicts?
Can you work under pressure?
What maes you angry?
What do you do at your spare time?
How do you unwind?
What good books have you read lately?
Teach me something non-medical in 5 minutes
What do you think about (any non-medical topic, current event, etc.)?
Tell me a joke
Can you explain what have you been doing since 2XXX to 2XXX (based on your C.V.)
Do you have any explanations why did you have to take USMLE Step 1,2 more than once?
Why are your scores are a bit below average?
What questions do you have?
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