发信人: wintergrass (北美小草), 信区: MedicalCareer
标 题: 10.7 interview webnar talk
发信站: BBS 未名空间站 (Wed Oct 7 22:54:33 2015, 美东)
Tell me about yourself?
elevator pitch: in 30 secs
How do you handle frustration?
culture, language, background. communication can
responsible, hard working and careful.
how do you deal with people who are not professional?
what to ask about programs?
chance elective，schedule，fellowship in some
specialty ，where are the
graduates? how is the ratio of PCP and hospitalist?
Mock interview form AcAp
university programs:7, only img. bidirectional
community hospital program: 3, PG choosing
ethical questions? behavioral questions?
physician scientist---community hospitals what to do
with my programs
how to elaborate " tell me about yourself.
1. Attending usually can see you in 10 secs about your
ability to work.
be yourself: confident, natural
concise intro, your experience, friendly, tell them
what they want. find
common ground. like talking to a friend.察言观色
Let them know How can you develop rapport with
why do you choose ** program?
very interested, I can get a very good training here.
very mobile, partner
can find a job here. like the city, community.
anything about this program that attracts you?
when you listen to the orientation/overview, that is
the highlight of this
program. you can contact the residents there. or even
ask the bus driver who
gives you a ride. good things about the program.
how do i present my strenghs,(be humble)?
We instead of "I". humble. my mentor and coworker
think about me- third
party- very objective.
when he is looking over your application, be silent.
when he look up,
Look at his table, what is his interest? cat , dog'...
Be conversational. to
tell a story , no to repeat your CV. something
happened that is touching
you want to share.
after years of research now go back to clinical, how
to convince the
interviewer, how to explain the gap
inpatient observership, always want to come back to
patients. be positive
about the research which is related to clinical.
SDN forum to see how the IV
you can email the PD, indicate how you fit in the
program. What can i bring
to the program? Something the PD will be proud of
you， your potential to
IV 1 page summary+ eras application
included in the summary IV : score, strengths,
publications, advanced degree
, career goal.
how to ask for contact info?
you can ask for it from the interviewer at the end of
Be considerate and comfortable.
soft skills very important. 情商要高。观察能力be
taking care the kid which is a 24 hour job, 7 days a
IM---interesting case？what kind? how to organize the
chf, cp, uti, pe, aaa, copd, ashma, Dm, gi
bleeding,.pneumonia, seizure, abd
residents tour/case disscussion: on discussion with
，not to be self centered.
Dinner with residents:
female makeup : professional, make up. skirt
shirt: no pattern, light color
bag and shoe: no blingbling,
better no cologne.
community program without fellowship, if is ok to
mention your future
NYC programs will ask questions about medical
suggestions: A group of people to share IV
experiences, what questions have
been asked and how to improve.
panel interview patho
very casual, and , natural, easy going. a good
knowledge of the programs.
pathology 6 questions very important:
1, tell me about yourself 8 sentences
2 why this program
3. why this specialty, combine with your experience
4.your strength: your 骚扰 letter, strengths 3, most
5 what do you see yourself in 5 years
6 clinical ob , good classical cases summarize ,
teaching points. interview
power-- a book to read.
after IV, within 48 hours--thank you letter, email
each interviewer ask the
Christmas to mail postcard
before ranking mail postcard to PD.