Residency Interview Questions (RIQ)

At Residency Interview Questions (RIQ), we're committed to providing the best tips on how to nail residency interviews. We provide expert tips on how to answer the most common questions you'll face. Our focus is helping international or foreign medical graduates (IMGs) but the tips we provide can be used by anyone applying for residency.

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David and Steve started to help level the playing field. Collectively, David and Steve completed more than 60 interviews. Both matched at top programs in two of the most competitive specialities (Dermatology and Ophthalmology). They also interviewed at community and academic medical centers for their preliminary medicine year training. David and Steve met in person during their first year of preliminary medicine training at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. We learned from our international medical graduate co-residents the challenges they faced interviewing. With their direct input, RIQ was born.
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