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University of Ottawa

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Interview Format
Panel
Virtual or not?
Undecided
Historic Interview Date
Feb

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Ottawa

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interview process

Open-file interview (interviewers have access to your OMSAS entries.

Typical panel question types:

  1. ethical scenarios
  2. acting
  3. personal life experiences
  4. specific extracurricular related questions
  5. curveball questions.
  • They often ask you follow up questions based on your response to put you on the spot and see how you react.
  • February 12-28, 2022. Ottawa consists of a 3 person panel style interview which is similar to UWO.

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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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