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How To Write A Curriculum Vitae

Your curriculum vitae or CV is the first impression you make to a hiring practice. This document must represent you well in a concise, yet eloquent manner and pique the interest of the hiring team to contact you personally. Any physician seeking a practice opportunity must compose a brief document that shows attention to detail while highlighting career strengths and educational accomplishments. What elements are important to include? What should be left for personal discussion? How do you handle publications, references, visas, career gaps? The following is an interactive sample CV SOURCE put together based on our years of experience working in the nephrology field. This document illustrates the elements strongly preferred by hiring professionals and physician practices.

Curriculum Vitae Template

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA
Name:
John Smith, MD
Address:
123 Main Street City, State 12345
Phone:
123-456-7890
Email:
jsmith@example.com
Visa:
US Citizen
Martial Status:
Married, two children
 
POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING
2008 - 2010
Nephrology Fellowship
ABC University Medical Center
City, State
2002 - 2004
Internal Medicine Residency
ABC University Medical Center
City, State
1998 - 2000
Internship (Medicine)
ABC University Medical Center
City, State
 
EDUCATION
1994 - 1998
Doctor of Medicine
ABC University
City, State
1990 - 1994
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Medicine
ABC University
City, State
 
HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
2004 - 2008
Internal Medicine Physician
ABC General Hospital
City, State
2000 - 2002
General Rounding Practitioner
ABC Park Hospital
City, State
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 - Present
Nephrologist
Private Practice
City, State
2000 - 2002
General Practitioner
Private Practice
City, State
 
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
  • [year] ABC State Medical License
  • [year] ABC State Medical License
  • [year] Diplomate, Board Name
  • [year] Certified in X, Y and Z
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Name of Award 2006
  • ABC University Deans List, 1995-96
  • ABC Honors Program in Undergraduate Research Program, 1993
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
  • Smith J, Sample "Acute Renal Failure." Abstract, Publication name.
    Dec 2005, Vol 33: No. 12, A74.
  • Smith J, Sample "The Role of Dialysis in Kidney Treatment Presentation." Presented at Fellowship University Grand Rounds on Feb 17, 2005.
RESEARCH
  • List current studies and/or published research
VOLUNTEER
  • List volunteer work
LANGUAGES
  • List language - fluent written and spoken
PERSONAL INTERESTS
  • List ways you enjoy spending your free time

*ADDITIONAL CV TIPS

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