Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship Interview Invite 2019-2020

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  1. Charlie154

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    Just heard from ucsf today so you might want to check your email!
     
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    Nothing today.. Bummer...
     
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    NYU 8/30

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    BIDMC
    Brown
    Cedars Sinai
    Columbia
    Cooper
    Christiana (DE)
    City of Hope
    Cleveland Clinic
    Colorado
    Cook County
    Dartmouth
    Drexel
    EVMS
    Geisinger
    Hofstra/Northwell
    Jamaica (Queens)
    Jefferson
    Lehigh Valley
    Lincoln (Bronx)
    MedStar Washington
    Memorial Sloan Kettering
    MGH
    Michigan
    Montefiore (Bronx)
    Mt. Sinai
    Mountain Health (Ashville, NC)
    NYP-Queens
    NYU
    NYU-Winthrop
    Penn State
    St. Lukes (Bethlehem, PA)
    Stanford
    Temple/Fox Chase
    Texas-San Antonio
    UCSF
    UPenn
    URMC
    USC (South Carolina)
    Wake Forest
    Yale
     
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    Sorry for the delayed reply. I’ve gone on three interviews so far, and it’s REALLY difficult to get a sense of the programs without going on the interviews (I agree about the websites, and even the programs with a lot of info online provide a great deal of additional info on the interview day).

    Another good source of info has been alumn connections (check with your residency program and med school to see if anyone has gone to palliative fellowship, and have them put you in touch with anyone in the field).

    Bottom line: if the program is somewhere you’d consider going, try to go to the interview.
     
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    Rejection from UCSF..
     
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    First interview coming up soon. Anyone know what kinds of questions they're asking in these interviews? Are they really casual, really intense, or somewhere in between?

    Updated:

    BIDMC
    Brown
    Cedars Sinai
    Columbia
    Cooper
    Christiana (DE)
    City of Hope
    Cleveland Clinic
    Colorado
    Cook County
    Dartmouth
    Drexel
    EVMS
    Geisinger
    Hofstra/Northwell
    Jamaica (Queens)
    Jefferson
    Lehigh Valley
    Lincoln (Bronx)
    MedStar Washington
    Memorial Sloan Kettering
    MGH
    Michigan
    Montefiore (Bronx)
    Mt. Sinai
    Mountain Health (Ashville, NC)
    NYP-Queens
    NYU
    NYU-Winthrop
    Penn State
    St. Lukes (Bethlehem, PA)
    Stanford
    Temple/Fox Chase
    Texas-San Antonio
    UC Davis
    UCSF
    UPenn
    University of Utah
    URMC
    USC (South Carolina)
    Wake Forest
    Yale
     
  9. HPM2019

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    Interviews have been super chill. Very conversational.

    Most common questions:
    —Tell me about yourself.
    —Why palliative?
    —Difficult case?
    —Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    —What do you hope to gain in fellowship?
    —Self care is important. What do you do to recharge?
     
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    I've done three interview so far and agree with the above. I was expecting tough behavioral interview questions - how do you deal with conflicts, how do you give negative feedback, etc., but interviews have been much more focused on getting to know you and determining if you will be a good fit with the team. Most seem to have you interview with a few physicians, an advanced practice provider, and then some type of interdisciplinary team interview with nurses, chaplain, social worker, etc. Total cliche, but I think the best advice would be to be yourself and talk genuinely about your experiences, interests and your life both inside and outside medicine. I've met such wonderful and interesting people; interviewing has confirmed for me that this is where I belong in medicine. Hope I match somewhere!
     
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    I’ve been on 3 interviews, as well and will echo what is said above. Very conversational, and trying to decide fit.

    How many interviews is everyone going on? I’m doing a total of 5 as i had to cancel several due to residency obligations. Hopefully enough to match. Anybody have an idea on competitiveness of this year?
     
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    I’m waiting for my LORs to be uploaded, do you think it’s too late to apply this/next week?

    Thanks
     
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    Its getting late - arent rank lists due in less than a month? But better later than never
     
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    Anyone applying this week?

    any experience on how late applications are handled? I believe many spots go unfilled every year, so I was wondering if programs are willing to review applications submitted this late. Or a better way to put this, is there a usually pre defined interview period or interviews are scheduled per application submissions mostly.
     
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    For a lot of the interviews I have been on this week and last week, I was either the last interview day or close to the last, and many PDs and attendings talked about getting ready to do their rank order list. I don't want to be a pessimist but I am all but certain this is too late, as many programs only had several dates for interview and had filled their interview spots when I tried to change my interview date.
     
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    Thanks,
    I think scrumble is still an option for us :)

    I’ve heard too many spots go unfilled every year
     
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    Last year there were about 50 open slots, 85% of the tota positions were filled (though maybe that includes scramble). So its an option - just make sure you sign up for the first round nrmp match otherwise you wont get access to the list to scramble.
     
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    Is your Avatar a Fantastic Planet reference?!? Props if so.
     
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    How is everyone doing with finalizing their rank list? I know my 1&2, but 3-6, I have no idea as they are all great programs. I’m just going to finalize it by Sunday evening, be done with it and see where I end up.
    Good luck everyone!
     
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    Haha, absolutely!
     
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    Good luck tomorrow everyone!
     
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    Counting down:(
     
  24. Baily123

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    Matched my #1!
     
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    Me too!

    Congrats to all who matched!
     
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    Me too!!
     
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    As well!
     
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