When answering a question such as “what do you consider the role of the physician?”, at the outset, you may want to state your views on the issue. For example, you might say something like “the principal role of a physician is to care for patients, and this involves several competencies, including medical expertise, communicator, collaborator . . .” Thereafter, you can leverage these competencies to show why you would be a good fit for the school and what you have done to prepare. For example, I learned the importance of X competency when I . . . I have been developing X competency l through . . .