Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

7 Faculty of Medicine : 7.3 Programs of Study, Admission and Curriculum : 7.3.3 Admission Requirements and Procedures : Non-Academics
The Admissions Committee attends not only to academic performance, but also to non-academic qualities. These qualities include, but are not limited to:
(a) compassion, empathy, care
(b) insight, judgment, common sense
(c) integrity, honesty
(d) adaptability, tolerance, flexibility
(e) creativity, innovation
(f) respect for others
(g) intellectual curiosity
(h) reliability, dependability
(i) responsibility, teamwork
(j) ability to deal with conflict or stressful situations
(k) leadership, initiative
(l) sense of assurance despite ambiguity or self-confidence
(m) community involvement, social activism
(n) level of professionalism, respect for the public at large
(o) personal development
For the preliminary screening of candidates (short listing for interviews), non-academic qualities are assessed by way of the personal narrative abstract, the c.v. highlights, and references.
For candidates selected for interviews, non-academic qualities are assessed by way of the personal narrative (full text), c.v. (full text) and performance in the interviews.

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