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McMaster University

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Interview Format
MMI
Virtual or not?
Likely virtual
Historic Interview Date
Mar

What we know about

McMaster

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interview process

MMI consisting of 10 stations. Category of questions:

  1. Ethical dilemma
  2. Situational
  3. Personal questions
  4. Current events/policy
  • Acting stations (had none last year due to pandemic). In additon, they may have category of questions where they ask your opinions on various topics.
  • Interviews were virtual in 2021. This year, they anticipate holding virtual interviews as well. McMaster has similar interviews to UofA, Queens, and Dalhousie.

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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 2018 came into action across Canada. What are your thoughts on how this Act has affected Canadians?
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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.
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Medical students are involved with many extracurricular activities. Choose one and talk about it.
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Social Determinants of Health (Health Canada)

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.

2 minutes
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Health care issues
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Atul Gawande (Author of many medical books)

Any of the Atul Gawande books will help provide perspectives of physicians. His current books include: Being Mortal (2014), The Checklist Manifesto (2009), Better (2007), and Complications (2002).

3 hours
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Bioethics
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Canadian Medical Association Journal - Ethics Section

Provides an in-depth exploration of ethical and topical issues in Canadian medicine.

Not yet available
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