Official Partner The Royal Society of Medicine Education Investor Awards 2017 Winner Feefo Gold Service 2019

Menu

Search results

3 Tips for Answering Empathy Questions

Empathy is one of those buzzwords that you will hear time and time again – so it’s essential you know what it is, how it differs from sympathy – and what it looks like in practice! You might be asked about empathy in a number of ways, either directly or indirectly – these could be,…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/3-tricks-answering-empathy-questions/

Online Interview Course: Empathy

As a healthcare professional you need to be able to display empathy. This can be asked about in panel based interviews, or may feature as a role playing station in MMIs. We’ll look at both types of empathy question, showing you how to structure your answers for maximum marks. Key points covered: Empathy versus sympathy…

https://www.themedicportal.com/e-learning/online-interview-course/empathy/

Understanding the difference between sympathy and empathy

So what is empathy? How does it differ from sympathy? How important is it? Moreover, how can we show empathy to patients? Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Sympathy is similar and easy to confuse, but not half as useful- sympathy is the feeling of pity or sorrow for…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/whats-the-difference-between-sympathy-and-empathy/

How to answer Empathy questions

Empathy is definitely a common buzz word you think of often in terms of interviews. It’s a word people throw about in their personal statement or use when describing what makes a good doctor, but how is it defined? This post will guide you through how to answer empathy questions. Empathy is defined as ‘the…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/how-to-answer-empathy-questions/

Medicine Interview Questions: How to Show Empathy

Empathy – introduction With the rise in the application of MMI style interviews, empathy is an increasingly key area in Medicine interview questions for many medical schools. Therefore, the purpose of this blog is to help you understand and address the two main ways that the topic of ’empathy’ could crop up in your Medical…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/medicine-interview-questions-how-to-show-empathy/

Empathy Questions

Below is a selection of Medical School interview questions on the theme of ‘Empathy’. The answer guides have been put together by medics who have successfully navigated interviews at top Medical Schools. Remember, though, that an interview is about an individual, so there are no hard and fast rules. The answer guides are only examples…

https://www.themedicportal.com/e-learning/interview/empathy/

Three Key Medical News Stories: 19th September 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round-up! In our latest edition, we bring you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications. Joining us this week: cancer survival rates, allergies and air pollution. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox? Sign…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/three-key-medical-news-stories-19th-september-2019/

Three Key Medical News Stories: 5th September 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up of the! In our latest edition, we bring you current healthcare issues that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications. The healthcare topics joining us this week are: organ transplant, cancer and, heart checks. Want weekly news…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/three-key-medical-news-stories-5th-september-2019/

Three Key Medical News Stories: 8th August 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round-up! In our latest edition, we bring you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications. Joining us this week: Bowel cancer test, artificial intelligence and Alzheimer’s disease. Want weekly news delivered straight to your inbox?…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/three-key-medical-news-stories-8th-august-2019/

Three Key Medical News Stories: 25th July 2019

Welcome to this week’s medical news round up! In our latest edition, we bring you the healthcare topics that have been under the microscope over the past week, just in time for your med school applications. Joining us this week: newborn babies, smoking and clinical trials for cancer. Want weekly news delivered straight to your…

https://www.themedicportal.com/blog/three-key-medical-news-stories-25th-july-2019/

Loading

Loading More Content