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Interview FAQ

How long is the virtual interview day?
The interview day starts at 9:30 a.m. and will last until around 12:30.

What is the typical itinerary for an interview day?

  • 9:00-9:55 am - Welcome and program overview
  • 10:00-11:25 am - Virtual Interviews
  • 11:30 - 11:45 am - Video tour of Medicine and Pediatric programs
  • 11:45 - Noon - Resident & Chief Q&A
  • 12:10 - Program Director Closing Remarks

Will I know with whom I am interviewing? How many interviews will I have?
An email will be sent the Monday before your Wednesday interview with your interviewer’s name. Each applicant has two 25-minute interviews with either a Med/Peds core faculty member, Medicine associate program director, and/or a Pediatrics associate program director. All applicants will have a 10 minute interview with the Med/Peds program director.

Where do I send thank-you notes?
Thank-you notes are not required, but can be sent to the Internal Medicine education office and will then be distributed to the faculty. Enclose individual thank-you notes in a larger envelope addressed to Jennifer Chappell, Department of Internal Medicine Education Office, 2500 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216.

What else do I need to know?
More information can be found on the other pages of the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency website. For other questions, contact Jennifer Chappell