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
Non Specific Question

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

Non Specific Question

What problems do you think this specialty may face in the future?

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

How can this hospital help you reach your goals?

General RMO/SRMO type post

Tell me how you would you deal with a resident who wasn’t doing his share of the work.

Oral Maxillo Facial Training

What is an audit, and why is it important?

Non Specific Question

What makes you a good doctor? (Use the PACE format)

Orthopaedic Training

You are asked to organise the transfer of a patient from another country to have surgery at your hospital, how do you go about doing this?

Non Specific Question

How do you get along with nursing staff/ allied health workers

Dermatology Training

Tell us about a time when you worked on a project/ patient case without close management or direction from others

 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.