Dominate the Match - Episode 3: “The Interview”

EP. 530Sep. 26, 202237:07
Medical Student
Medical Student
You’ve finally submitted your ERAS application! As residency programs start to review your application, it’s time to start preparing for the next step- the interview. Join our education fellow, Dr. Jessica Millar, and Dr. Jeremy Lipman as they go over all the ways to start preparing to dominate your interviews. 

Jeremy Lipman, MD, MHPE- Professor of Colorectal Surgery, Designated Institutional Official, Director of Graduate Medical Education, and previous General Surgery Residency Program Director- Cleveland Clinic, OH

Most Commonly Asked Interview Questions: 
·      “Tell me about yourself”- have a 2-3 minute “elevator talk” rehearsed 
·      “Where do you see yourself in 5/10-years”
·      “Why surgery?”
·      “Tell me about a challenge you’ve had to overcome” 
·      “Tell me about a difficulty patient/team situation you’ve witnessed”- key here is to not throw anyone under the bus
·      “Why are you interested in our program” 

AAMC List of Common Interview Questions:

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