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
Paediatrics Training

A new born screening test results comes back as positive for congenital hypothyroidism (I think but could be any of them), the patient requires review, but you cannot get in contact with the patient’s usual paediatrician, how do you manage this situation?

Oral Maxillo Facial Training

How would you go about achieving life-work balance?

Non Specific Question

What do you like to do in your free time?

General RMO/SRMO type post

Two things you do not like about the medical profession

Non Specific Question

Describe of a time when you were not satisfied or pleased with your own performance. What did you do about it

Non Specific Question

Where do you see yourself in five years? In ten years?

Non Specific Question

You are at a rural location on night shifts, and the intern calls in sick. The on-call intern does not want to come in. What is your approach to this situation?

General RMO/SRMO type post

What was the last journal article you read and what did you learn from it?

General Practice Training

This question looks at personal and professional development: What have you done up to this point to prepare yourself for general practice training. N.B. - Excellent candidates would specifically discuss what personal and professional development they have done to address community needs eg. they are aware Australia has an aging population so specifically picked an aged care or general medicine term, another eg. is they are aware GPs often see a lot of paediatric patients so in their ED term they made the effort to discuss with their team leader to be rostered into paediatric section

Non Specific Question

Tell me about a time you encountered an unreasonable deadline, what did you do about it

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Interview Questions Form

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  • Please tell us about an interview question you encountered that you think we should try to cover in our workshops.