Question Bank( Medical Doctor Interview Questions )

With your help we are compiling a set of interview questions, so that all trainees can benefit and practice before the interviews.

Please contribute any question you may have collected.

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 Tell us what sort of post you were applying for: Interview Question
Basic Physician Training

Clinical scenario = Metastatic prostate cancer patient presenting with lumbar back pain, constipation, abdominal pain and confusion – What are your differentials and management of this patient?

General Practice Training

Tell me a time when communication was important between health systems.

Orthopaedic Training

Describe the anatomy of the hip.
a. osteology of the pelvis and hip
b. osteology of the femur
c. classification of femoral head fractures

Orthopaedic Training

80yo NOF# who is competent and current plan is to go to rehab post surgery. Her daughter wants her to go to a nursing home. How would you manage this situation?

Non Specific Question

Describe an instance when you had to think on you feet to extricate yourself from a difficult situation

General Practice Training

54yo woman sent to your practice, NESB, with son. Wants a medical certificate for Centrelink. Son helps with interpretation but you don’t think she qualifies for one. She gets angry and thinks you’re disrespectful. She writes a complaint letter. Your GP supervisor asks you what happened how do you deal with this?

Non Specific Question

Tell me about a time you made a mistake and had to tell someone more senior.

General RMO/SRMO type post

Can you give an example of how you have been involved in sorting out an error?

General RMO/SRMO type post

What has been your greatest disappointment?

Non Specific Question

Where do you see yourself practicing?

 Tell us what sort of post you were applying for: Interview Question

Interview Questions Form

For helping AdvanceMed provide better services to trainees in the future
  • Please tell us about an interview question you encountered that you think we should try to cover in our workshops.