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What makes you think you are a good family physician?

1 Family Physician Interview Questions

By: Darby Faubion

How to Answer

This is a chance for you to 'sell yourself' to the interviewer. Share what you think sets you apart from other physicians who may be applying. Remember, be positive. Make sure to mention some of your personal qualities, such as compassion, rather than only your hard skills.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I am a very committed and dedicated to my job and helping those I am responsible for giving care to. I feel I will bring a great sense of passion for patient care to this job and look forward to being a part of such a great team of healthcare providers."

Entry Level
Answer example

"I am passionate about being a great physician and doing all I can to make a difference in the lives of my patients. I am a hard worker and believe in teamwork. I believe I could be an asset to the team of providers you have here."

Experienced
Answer example

"Even after all these years I look forward to waking up each morning and getting to go to work and help patients begin to heal and get better faster. I'm willing to work longer hours if needed, as well. Since I have no children or domestic responsibilities, I can come to work really early and leave late without any hassles."

Written by:

Darby Faubion
Darby Faubion has been a Nurse and Allied Health Educator for over twenty years. She has clinical experience in several specialty areas including pediatrics, medical-surgical, critical care, and hospice. She has assisted in developing curriculum for nursing programs and has instructed nursing students at both the community college and university levels. Darby's passion is nursing education. She has used that passion as her driving force to become a test-taking strategist and prep coach. She has coached nursing graduates across the United States as they have prepared to take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). In addition to her role as a healthcare educator, Darby also authors a blog that is devoted to helping victims of domestic violence learn how to recover and live a life free from abuse. She is also a contributing author to online sources of continuing education for nurses and healthcare associates.
First written on: 11/26/2014
Last modified on: 12/04/2018
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