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Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Preparation

At MedApplications, our Medical Doctors have the comprehensive expertise as Modified Personal Interview (MPI) evaluators, Modified Personal Interview (MPI) interviewers and Modified Personal Interview (MPI) candidates. We have developed the leading Modified Personal Interview (MPI) preparation program in North America, backed by an 89% success rate since 2013-2014 with the introduction of the Modified Personal Interview (MPI). Our medical doctors will coach you from start to finish, building your confidence to succeed in the Modified Personal Interview (MPI).

Our Modified Personal Interview (MPI) is divided into two main components: Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Preparation and Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Practice. For the preparation phases, our medical doctors prepare you for all aspects of Modified Personal Interview (MPI). You will learn, CanMEDS roles, Canadian Medical Ethics, Medical Legal Cases, Canadian Healthcare, Healthcare in the United States, Critical Thinking and an approach to anticipated Modified Personal Interview (MPI) stations.

For the practice phases, we have six Modified Personal Interview (MPI) mock interviews, with increasing difficulty to build your skillset and poise during the interview. Medical consultants from the University of Toronto will work with you to ace your Modified Personal Interview (MPI). For students enrolling in our Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Bundle 3 program, we guarantee your success in your Modified Personal Interview (MPI).

Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Format

The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Involves The Following Components:

  • The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) consists of defined medical interview stations
  • Each station is separated by a short break
  • Modified Personal Interview (MPI) stations are typically 12 minutes in duration
  • The total number of stations (4) lasts approximately 1- Hour

Modified Personal Interview (MPI)

What We Offer:

  • Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Interviewerss
  • MedApplications ™ MPI Rubric and Feedback
  • Live MPI Simulations and Mock Interviews
  • MPI Interview Coaching and Preparation
  • University of Toronto Physicians

MedApplications™ Interview Programs

All Of Our Interview Packages

  • Custom MPI Preparation

  • CANMEDS Roles Prep

    $ $245.00
  • MPI Bundle 1

    $ $395.00
  • MPI Bundle 2

    $ $795.00
  • MPI Bundle 3

    $ $1,295.00
  • MPI Bundle 4

    $ $2,995.00

Modified Personal Interview Strategy

The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) has become the standard medical school interview format at the University of Toronto medical school since the 2013-2014 medical school admissions cycle. The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) originated from the primary goal of getting to know pre-medical candidates more effectively in a confined time slot. The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) has quickly gained popularity as a hybrid between the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) and the traditional Panel Interview which has been commonplace in medical schools for decades.

The focus of the Modified Personal Interview (MPI) is to evaluate key medical competencies which usually align with the well described CanMEDS roles. The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) focuses on questions which try to elicit how you as a future medical student and medical doctor will behave in certain scenarios. Candidates are encouraged to highlight elements from their own experiences and are prompted to do so by The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) questions.

Modified Personal Interview Stations

Modified Personal Interview (MPI) Stations are arrange as four independent interviewers. Candidates engage with a single interviewer. Medical interviewers include: medical faculty, 3rd and 4th year medical students or other health care professionals involved in medical school admissions.
As a hybrid format, the Modified Personal Interview (MPI) provides structured questioning as well as opportunities for flowing conversation. Published data regarding the Modified Personal Interview (MPI) points to a combination of assessment of core CanMEDS roles, in addition to softer cognitive skills which include: communication, collaboration, critical thinking and professionalism.

Assessing maturity is also a key component in the Modified Personal Interview (MPI). The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine has published very little data regarding constantly shifting Modified Personal Interview (MPI) format. Our Toronto-based medical doctors keep up to date with the most current trends related to the Modified Personal Interview (MPI).

In a publication put out by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and the University of Toronto’s Leadership Education and Development Program (LEAD) in 2012, we have gained some insight into the nuances of the Modified Personal Interview (MPI). Published in Academic Medicine (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22914517) , the LEAD initiative set out a goal to improve the medical school interview process. This study examined the reliability and resource demands of the Modified Personal Interview (MPI). In 2010-2011, LEAD candidates were subjected to four brief, 10-12-minute independent Modified Personal Interview (MPI) stations, each with a different reviewer.

The Modified Personal Interview (MPI) questions focused on: leadership attributes, among other competencies, and were evaluated on a likert scale. Of the 16 candidates that applied, 10 were included in the study. The results of the study showed a high reliability between application score and Modified Personal Interview (MPI) scores. Further, the Modified Personal Interview (MPI) was considered a cost effective format to roll out to all medical institutions. In the review of the 2013-2014 Modified Personal Interview (MPI) cycle at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Modified Personal Interview (MPI) reliability was found to 0.56, indicated a reasonable correlation to medical school applications. In total, 160 medical interviewers were required to interview 600 University of Toronto medical school candidates. It was also shown that Modified Personal Interview (MPI) performance correlated with first year OSCE performance in medical student clinical skills evaluation.




MPI Scenario

Medicine is practice in a collaborative setting. Please describe a conflict in which you faced in the group setting and the steps you took to resolve the conflict.



MPI Scenario

You are on a camping trip and a significant weather storms swoops in, injuring 3 of your friends and destroying your food, shelter and water resources. You have no car or telecommunications. How would you go about saving your 3 injured friends?

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