AAMC VITA Sample Questions
Prepare for the AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions (AAMC VITA™) with sample questions about your medical school journey, previous experiences, and situational skills.
The interview consists of six questions and is a combination of:
- Medical school journey questions, which ask you to describe your journey and/or the experiences that led you to pursue a career in medicine.
- Sample: Why did you decide to pursue a career in medicine?
- Past behavior questions, which ask you to describe previous experiences that demonstrate your level of knowledge and skills related to the various competencies.
- Sample: Describe a time when you experienced a conflict with a classmate or a coworker. What did you do? What was the outcome?
- Situational questions, which ask you to demonstrate your level of knowledge and skills related to the various competencies by describing what you would do in different hypothetical situations.
- Sample: Imagine you are working in a group project and one of your teammates is not doing their share of the work. What would you do?
Contact the AAMC VITA™ Program
The official policy and procedure guide for the AAMC Video Interview Tool for Admissions.
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.
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.
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.
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.