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Queen's University

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Interview Format
MMI
Virtual or not?
Virtual
Historic Interview Date
Feb to Mar

What we know about

Queens

's

interview process

  • MMI interview, followed by panel interview (only for selected applicants).
  • Similar to McMaster and UofA MMI interviews except slightly shorter.
  • Note: This format was new for 2021. Unknown if this will be continued in 2022.

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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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CanMEDS Framework

Familiarize and get comfortable with what the qualities of Canadian physicians and how you can become one. Medical Expert (integrating role), Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar, Professional

15 minutes
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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air is a non-fiction autobiographical book written by American Neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi. It is a memoir about his life and illness, battling stage IV metastatic lung cancer.

"Amazing account of the patient perspective and what Doctors may not consider about the patient perspective." - Ben

3 hours
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Webpage
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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.

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