The curriculum vitae (CV) is one of the most important records of academic achievement and serves as a tool for academic advancement and recruitment. Creating and maintaining an appropriate CV is often not done well and this webinar was designed to assist trainees and early career physicians in enhancing and optimizing their CVs. The importance of the CV and its uses are discussed, and the major sections of a CV are outlined and described. Practical tips for making a CV are reviewed, as well as common pitfalls and errors that can detract from an effective CV.
Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic Arizona