Our Chair Dr. Ron Falk interviews Residency Program Director Dr. Deb Bynum and former Chief Resident Dr. Evan Shelby in this conversation about residency interviews.

“A large part of the process is for the applicant to have a chance to really see the program and have a gut feeling of ‘Is this a place I can be happy?’ Not only work hard, not only get great training, but also be happy and feel like a productive member of something important.”

-Debra Bynum, MD, Residency Program Director

Ron Falk, MD; Debra Bynum, MD; Evan Shelby, MD

Topics covered:

  • The purpose of the interview
  • How to prepare for your interview
  • How to tell if residents are happy
  • What kind of applicant the Director is looking for
  • Being memorable..for the right reasons
  • How to tell if the program is the right fit

Listen to the podcast: (17 minutes, 54 seconds)