Pathology Interview questions:
1, Can you tell me yourself? or, how do you think you fit this program?
2, Why do you want to stop research and start as a resident?
3, Why did you initially choose pathology? or What do you know about Pathology?
4, Could you please talk about your observership?
5, What are your strengths? Or: What makes you a good candidate for this
6, What is your understanding of Anatomical Pathology?
7, How is nowadays your studying capability? How do you learn well at your
8, you already accomplished residency training in China, would you like
to re-start it?
9, Why didn’t you apply for residency earlier?
10, Do you have disagreement/any conflict with others? How do you solve
11, Can you talk about a surgical pathology case, or autopsy case?
12, How do you deal with adversity?
13, what is your weakness? Will these features impact your resident training?
14, Why do you choose this program?
15, Tell me the differences of pathology practice between China and US/Canada
16, What did you learn during your observerships?
17, Do you have any subspecialty or specific interests in pathology?
18, Could you please talk about your research? What is your major finding?
19, How did the training go in China?
20, What are some of the trends in Pathology? How do you see pathology in
next 5-10 years?
21, How do you see yourself in 5-10 years?
22, You have been away from clinical practice for about X years, how do
you think of your capability to pick it up?
23, How do you deal with stress?
24. If you find your peer or even senior is doing something or you are
asked to do something by your senior which you think it’s not correct or
might jeopardize patient, what will you do and how to deal with?
25. You used to be an experienced pathologist/physician in China for many
years, when you get into residency, you find your attending who is less
experienced than you and did something you think it’s wrong, how do you