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  • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Salt Lake City
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Woman getting a Cesarian and her platelets are low. Of course, her religion calls for no infusion of blood products. She says no blood products. She passes out. She is in a bad way. Her husband says "give her blood." What do you do?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"They ask some things about diversity, which is something they're trying to bring to UUSM. So, know experiences where you've had to deal with people of diverse origins." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"How I will translate my leadership experiences from college into my career as a doctor." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Will you do an Elvis impersonation? (Had to do with ECs) " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Ethics question about being a student and a resident screwed up a dosage but it was a small error...the attending says it was only a small goof, no need to tell the patient...do you tell?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Look throught the viewbook, UUSM website, other interview feedback site, practice interviewing with freinds." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Students had quite a bit of freedom, Huntsman Cancer Center=big MONEY for cancer research. Beautiful area." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I sat in on a class that the professor didn't seem too excited to be teaching. That was kind of disheartening, but it was only one guy n only one class." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Fairly laid back, my interviewers gave me the heads up when they were going to throw me ethics questions or "why be a doctor" questions. Tour was nice, lunch is ALL YOU CAN EAT which is great, and the students you meet are a great resource. Dominique, the girl in the admissions office is a cutie, too." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/09/2001

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