Internal Medicine Physician Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Internal Medicine Physician interview, here are 26 interview questions and answer examples.

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Would you be willing to accept whatever electronic medical record process is in use here?

"Of course. If I am part of this group/hospital, I want to be all in and that includes my compliance with all the protocols."

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26 Internal Medicine Physician Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Would you be willing to accept whatever electronic medical record process is in use here?

  • 2. If you are summoned to a code by a hospital-wide announcement and, when you arrive, it is being run by a physician who is less qualified to do so, how would you ensure the patient is getting the best management?

  • 3. Do you have any personal feelings for or against acupuncturists who may be on staff? Or holistic practitioners?

  • 4. Many third-party payers are now basing reimbursement on evidence-based medicine. Do you agree this is the best way to practice?

  • 5. Do you have any hesitation referring to a cardiologist, pulmonologist, or other internal medicine subspecialty?

  • 6. Do you accept Medicare assignment?

  • 7. Are you going to be doing any chronic pain care?

  • 8. How is your attendance at general staff and department meetings?

  • 9. What would be your response to hearing a code being called in the middle of the night as you're getting ready to go home after attending a patient?

  • 10. Would you be willing to serve on a committee investigating an issue with one of your colleagues?

  • 11. How timely is your practice to sign off on chart entries and make all of your dictations current? Have you ever been suspended from a staff for failure to do these?

  • 12. If you were to receive a communication from the Executive Committee about a practice issue of yours that it seems could have clinical repercussions, how would you address the members when meeting with them?

  • 13. How would you handle a problem in which Utilization Review wants you to discharge a patient who you feel isn't medically ready for discharge?

  • 14. Tell me a little about yourself.

  • 15. If you're on a rotational call for indigent patients or patients without a doctor, how would you feel about having to see a patient in the ED whom you had dismissed from your practice.

  • 16. Are there any substance abuse, domestic violence, or other background items that could impact the integrity of our hospital/group?

  • 17. Are you going to be doing any chronic pain care?

  • 18. How do you feel about telemedicine?

  • 19. What invasive procedures are you planning to do?

  • 20. If you were to see a peer doing or saying something inappropriate, how would you respond?

  • 21. Do you have any personal problems with our seeing or assigning you indigent or "charity" cases?

  • 22. If you're not available, due to illness or vacation, for example, how will your patients be cared for?

  • 23. Here we have a policy of _______. Do you have a problem with that?

  • 24. Do you have any past or current lawsuits, including any settlements?

  • 25. What can you bring to our group/hospital?

  • 26. What is it about this group/hospital that makes you want to be a part of it?