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

How did the interview impress you?


What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10


How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?


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 would you do to improve the health care system?" Report Response

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

"If a patient with a very low quality of life called you to tell you they were going to end their life with pain killers you had prescribed, what would you do?" Report Response

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

"Do you think health care policy should be decided by the people, the government, by doctors, etc." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are the ethical implications of the Oregon Medicare system where they rank procedures to determine what is covered or not. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read the UW bioethics website and a book on healthcare in the U.S." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The lunch with the med students and an assistant dean was very informative." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that there was some sort of mix-up and one of my interviewers came in after the interview had started and may not have read my file beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interviewers were very polite and nice. However, I felt like the majority of questions were geared toward problem-solving and health care policies. Personality, interests, activities, etc. weren't delved into as much as I thought they would be." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

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