What else do we know about
's interview process?
Open-file interview (interviewers have access to your OMSAS entries).
Typical panel question types:
- ethical scenarios
- personal life experiences
- specific extracurricular related questions
- curveball questions.
- They often ask you follow up questions based on your response to put you on the spot and see how you react.
- Interviews were virtual in 2021, no information has been given yet for 2022. Ottawa consists of a 3 person panel style interview which is similar to UWO.
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Study up on these resources to improve on your answers and stand out from the crowd
Canadian Guide to Med School (Made by volunteer medical students)
The Canadian Guide to Med School is an incredible resource. Written by 70+ medical students studying at all 17 Canadian medical schools, it provides advice and resources for every stage of interview preparation. There are several full-length MMI circuits, loads of MMI questions with follow-ups, and other helpful documents.
Healthy Debate publishes journalism about health care in Canada by the people whose lives it touches the most, from physicians, patients and caregivers to health journalists, academics, and advocates.
Indigenous Health Calls to Action
Recent developments in the search for the children of residential schools have shown that there is much work to be done in terms of truth and reconciliation. Medical schools are similarly placing a higher emphasis on justice for indigenous communities. It's crucial that all applicants understand the Calls to Action, the disparities that indigenous communities face, and how to improve the healthcare system for indigenous peoples.