AAMC Standardized Video Interview

The Standardized Video Interview (SVI), developed and administered by the AAMC, is a unidirectional video interview designed to help program directors assess your knowledge of interpersonal and communication and professional behavior.

About the SVI

The emergency medicine program community has endorsed the use of the Standardized Video Interview during the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) 2020 application cycle ...

Prepare for the SVI

Get ready for the SVI with official interview preparation resources written by the interview developers at the AAMC.

Register for the SVI

The SVI is open from June 6 to July 16, 2019, and can be taken from any device with internet access. Learn about the steps required to register for the SVI. 

Take the SVI

Be as prepared as possible by knowing what to expect on interview day. 

How the SVI Is Scored

Learn about the SVI scores and score reports. 

SVI Security and Terms and Conditions

Learn about the rules and policies governing the SVI.

SVI Research and Data

Learn about the research being conducted to evaluate the SVI.


Get answers to your questions about the SVI process, preparation, and more.

SVI Essentials for the ERAS® 2020 Season

The official policy and procedure guide for the Standardized Video Interview.

Are you planning research on the SVI?

The AAMC welcomes your partnership in conducting SVI research. Learn more about the research request process. Any research using SVI data must be reviewed by the AAMC prior to submission for conference presentations, publication in a journal, and/or other outlet.

Request an Accommodation

The AAMC is committed to ensuring that the SVI is accessible to persons with disabilities in accordance with relevant law.

Request an Extension

There are several circumstances under which the AAMC will grant an extension to complete the video interview after the July 16, 2019, deadline.

Report a Technology Issue

The AAMC takes great care to ensure that video interviews are properly prepared, handled, and scored. In the unlikely event that an error occurs, the AAMC will take reasonable measures to correct it.

Contact the SVI Program

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