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  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Seattle
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What type of interview was it?

Open file

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

"What is your stance on stem cell research?" Report Response

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

"If an 85 year old man was diagnosed with a failing kidney, and he needed dialysis to keep him alive until a transplant could be found, and his family asked you (a doctor) if he should be kept alive like this and if there was any hope for him, what would you tell them? (medical futility question)" Report Response

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

"Have you shadowed any doctors? What are their lives like? What hours do they work?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How do you explain the reelection of a president that is responsible for so many deaths in the Iraq operation?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Can you tell us about a specific patient in your clinical experience who made you want to become a doctor more?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read nytimes, sdn website ?'s, UW bioethics page" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Dr. Samson was not big mean and scary like everybody told me he would be." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I interviewed in a group of 3: an EXCOM committee member, a pediatrics doctor, and a current student. That went fairly well. Afterwards, I got to talk to a group of current students and ask them plenty of questions about life at UW med. Then I went on a short tour of the building -- not much to see there." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2004

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