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
General Practice Training

Describe a time when you were faced with a challenging diagnostic problem. Why was it so challenging and how did you develop a management plan for the patient?

Non Specific Question

Are you interested in academic medicine?

Non Specific Question

Tell me about a time your performance was criticized.

Non Specific Question

Give me an example of a time you had to make an important/ quick decision. How did you make the decision. How does it affect you today. Tell me about a difficult decision you had to make last year

Orthopaedic Training

A 76yo woman with dementia presents with a periprosthetic femur fracture on Friday. The oncall VMO (Dr A) asks you to book the patient on Monday under another VMO (Dr B) who is specialised in Hips/Knees, adn to organise the equipment for Monday. Dr B is uncontactable/away until Monday (although he does have a list on Monday). What issues are presented in this case.


Why you?

Oral Maxillo Facial Training

Drunk consultant. How would you deal with it?

Consultant Role

Capacity building for regional services.

General RMO/SRMO type post

Tell me why you want to work in our hospital/ facility and why do you want to do psychiatry/ medicine etc?

Non Specific Question

Scenario: Conflict with a NUM not wanting to comply with your plan. What do you do?

 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.