Do your homework on the area so you can spend your time asking questions about the hospital and practice.
Find out what you need to know to determine if the practice is right for you.
Make sure you do all you can do to make a good first impression.
Leave the interview with the option to pursue the position.
Be Able to Answer These Questions
What is it about the practice or the the area that appeals to you?
What are your personal short and long-term goals?
What level of compensation do you require?
What would your colleagues say about your character and abilities?
What were the high and low points of your residency?
Do you have any interest in academics, administration or a specific niche?
What are your interests outside of medicine?
Are you willing to relocate?
Be Comfortable and Confident
If you find this is an opportunity that strongly interests you, either during the interview or in a follow-up letter, ask for the contract information for a couple other members of the group. This will allow you to get acquainted and learn another person’s perspective on the practice.
Bring questions to help you size up the opportunity; extra copies of your CV as well as three references with titles, phone numbers and email addresses.
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