AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions (AAMC VITA™)

The AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions, developed and administered by the AAMC, is a one-time, one-way video (recorded) interview designed to help medical schools assess applicants’ pre-professional competencies important for success in medical school.


About the AAMC VITA Interview

The AAMC VITA interview provides medical school admissions officers with information about an applicant’s journey and their understanding of the core competencies.

Prepare for the AAMC VITA Interview

Get ready for the AAMC VITA interview with free, official interview preparation resources written by the VITA interview developers at the AAMC. 


Get answers to your questions about the AAMC VITA interview process, preparation, and more.

AAMC VITA Eligibility

The AAMC VITA interview will be offered online between August 2020 and April 2021 to applicants selected to interview by participating medical schools. 

Take the AAMC VITA Interview

Be prepared by knowing what to expect during the interview.

AAMC VITA Terms and Conditions

Learn about the rules and policies governing the AAMC VITA interview.  
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Contact the AAMC VITA™ Program

AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions: Essentials for the 2021 Season

The official policy and procedure guide for the AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions.

Request an Accommodation

The AAMC is committed to ensuring that the AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions is accessible to persons with disabilities in accordance with relevant law.

Report a Technology Issue

The AAMC takes great care to ensure that the video interview technology functions properly. In the unlikely event that an error occurs, the AAMC will take reasonable measures to correct it. 

Participating Medical Schools

AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions (AAMC VITA™)—launched in collaboration with AAMC member medical schools—will be used by medical schools to supplement alternatives to in-person interviews this year.

5 Things to Know About the AAMC VITA Interview

There’s a lot of information to take-in about the new AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions (AAMC VITA™) program. For starters, read 5 important things you need to know.

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