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Residency programs have traditionally focused on training doctors as clinicians first. From personal statements to interviews, dual degree medical students face a challenge balancing their interest in clinical medicine and their supplementary degree of choice. There may be questions focused on these degrees during residency interviews.

- How do students respond to interviewers who may be less appreciative of non-clinical interests?
- Should residency programs seek to increase the amount of "non-clinical" training in their curricula? Or should residencies stick to training people to be top-notch clinicians? Examples may include experience in administration, public health, leadership, research, etc...