The STFM Podcast

October 2023: Make a Great Impression with Residency Interview Tips from Karl T. Clebak, MD, MHA, FAAFP

Whether in person or virtual, interviews can be nerve wracking! Karl T. Clebak, MD, MHA, FAAFP, reminds us that interviews are conversations meant to highlight your strengths and values as a candidate. He shares multiple ways to help you stand out during your interview and craft a conversation conducive to the all-critical bidirectional flow. Dr Cleback gives advice for how to effectively follow up after an interview, as well.

Hosted by Saria Saccocio, MD, MHA, FAAFP

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Karl T. Clebak, MD, MHA, FAAFP: 

Karl T. Clebak, MD, MHA, FAAFP, has taught family medicine and evidence-based medicine to learners of all levels. Dr. Clebak’s primary focus is residency education, where he works with residency faculty to create an inspiring, supportive academic environment producing the next generation of full-spectrum family physicians prepared to lead, teach and thrive.  Dr. Clebak has developed and taught numerous sessions for the Penn State Health Family and Community Medicine Residency (Hershey, Pa.), including health system management, evidence-based medicine, journal clubs, quality improvement, board reviews, outpatient procedures and gratitude sessions. He regularly precepts family medicine residents in their outpatient continuity clinics and medical students during their family medicine clerkships.  Dr. Karl Clebak's principal research interests include evidence-based medicine and the translation of research into practice, quality improvement and office-based procedures. His clinical research areas of focus include dermatologic, women’s health and musculoskeletal procedures, skin infections and dermatologic disease and clinical preventive services.  Dr. Clebak also has research interests to improve the transition from inpatient to outpatient care and to enhance the patient and provider referral experience through the electronic consult.   Dr. Clebak has written evidence-based clinical reviews on a variety of topics partnering with resident and faculty co-authors.

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