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Interview Format
MMI
Virtual or not?
Virtual
Historic Interview Date
Nov

What else do we know about

Dalhousie

's interview process?

  • Interview invitations are distributed via email, usually in the month of October. Interviews in the next 1-2 months
  • Category of questions;
  1. ethical decision making
  2. critical thinking
  3. personal
  4. communication skills
  5. knowledge of health care system
  • McMaster has similar MMI format.
  • 300-400 applicants are invited for interview each year.

Here are some similar questions to what they ask

Your friend tells you that he wants to take an "Introduction to Spanish" course to boost his GPA even though he is a native Spanish speaker. Native speakers are not allowed to take the course. What do you tell your friend?
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The Cannabis Act came into action. Were there any concerns with how this was handled?
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What health issue within our province are you most passionate about? Why?
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What is your greatest strength and greatest weakness? Which one is more important to you?
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Systemic issues exist in the provincial health care system. Discuss one of them and how you would address it.
16
Medical students are involved with many extracurricular activities. Choose one and talk about it.
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Webpage
Social Determinants of Health (Health Canada)
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Social Determinants of Health (Health Canada): All applicants should be thoroughly familiar with the social determinants of health (SDOH). Understanding the SDOH is especially important when it comes to discussing public health issues.

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30 minutes
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Bioethics
Doing Right by Philip C. HΓ©bert
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Canadian book with clinical cases of bioethics. This book provides a solid introduction to moral principles and ethical reasoning, but we consider it to be low-yield and rather difficult to read. It requires some basic clinical understanding to best understand the resource. We recommend starting with the University of Washington Bioethics site.

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Bioethics
Principles of Bioethics (University of Washington)
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This is an education medical ethics site by the Department of Bioethics & Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine. It focuses on topics, cases, and principles focused on bioethics. This is the best free resource online recommended by all our staff. We believe it is superior to Doing Right by Hebert.

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30 minutes
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