Office of Educational Affairs - Faculty Development Series

Topic: Zooming into Residency: Virtual Interviews during the time of COVID-19 (& beyond)


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ZOOM Meeting


Firas Madbak, M.D., FACS, FCCP
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Target Audience:


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Review the current evidence around virtual interviews
2. Understand the challenges, benefits and drawbacks of virtual interviews
3. Identify measures to digitally demonstrate the strength of a training program


The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.

Additional Information

Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/.

Resources for further study:
1. Huffcutt AI, Roth PL. Racial group differences in employment interview evaluations. J Appl Psychol. 1998; 83(2):179-189.
2. Kristof-Brown AL, Zimmerman RD, Johnson EC. Consequences of individuals’ fit at work: A meta-analysis of person-job, person-organization, person-group, and person-supervisor fit. Pers Psychol. 2005; 58(2):281-342.
3. Levashina J, Campion MA. Measuring faking in the employment interview: development and validation of an interview faking behavior scale. J Appl Psychol. 2007;92(6):1638-1656.
4. Levashina J, Hartwell CJ, Morgeson FP, Campion MA. The structured employment interview: Narrative and quantitative review of the research literature. Pers Psychol. 2014;67(1):241 293.
5. McDaniel MA, Whetzel DL, Schmidt FL, Maurer SD. The validity of employment interviews: A comprehensive review and meta-analysis. J Appl Psychol. 1994;79 599-616.
6. Patrick LE, Altmaier EM, Kuperman S, Ugolini K. A structured interview for medical school admission, Phase 1: Initial procedures and results. Acad Med. 2001;76(1):66-71.

Enduring requirements: Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (80% proficiency) of the post-test

Release Date: August 19, 2020
Expiration Date: August 18, 2022


Firas Madbak, M.D., FACS, FCCP has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

For additional information, contact Denise West (904) 244-3149 denise.west@jax.ufl.edu.