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University of British Columbia

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

What we know about

British Columbia

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interview process

MMI with 10 interviewers

  • Additional panel interview for Indigenous/Northern/Rural/MD-PhD pathways.
  • Prepare with typical MMI-style questions:
  1. ethical
  2. situational
  3. policy
  4. personal
  5. Indigenous health
  6. critical thinking
  • Very high chance that interviews are going to be held virtually 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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