Perhaps you wonder what kind of questions might be asked about you when a reference is done. Some of the typical questions follow. It’s best to prepare your reference before your reference receives the call. Tell your reference who will be calling and their position. Coach your reference on the qualifications the practice opportunity is seeking and how you match/exceed the qualifications.

How does he/she rank with other you have worked with?
How would you describe his/her clinical judgment?
How well does he/she know her limitations?
What type of practice would best suit him/her?
How would you describe her abilities as a team player?
What number of patients can he/she see per day?
What will a patient’s first impression be upon meeting her?
How curent is he/she with specialty knowledge, CME and/or reading?