Medical Curriculum Vitae Example

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When writing a curriculum vitae (CV) your objective is to provide details of your professional, academic, and extracurricular achievements. A medical curriculum vitae should include details of your education (undergraduate and graduate), fellowships, licensing, certifications, publications, teaching and professional work experience, publications, awards you have received, and associations you belong to.

Like many CVs, this one follows a standard format and contains sections for education, certification and licensure, graduate medical training (including internship, residency, and fellowship history), professional experience, publications, honors and awards, and more. This person also teaches in medical school, so her curriculum vitae includes a section describing her teaching experience.

The following is an example of a curriculum vitae for someone in the medical profession. This particular example is for a physician with a focus on neurology.

Medical Curriculum Vitae Example

Janet Doe
101 Main Street
New York City
New York, NY
Phone 555-555-5555
Cell: 555-555-6666


New York University Medical School
M.D., 20XX
New York, NY

University of Vermont
B.A., magna cum laude, 19XX
Burlington, VT


  • Board-certified in internal medicine (19XX-present)
  • Licensed physician in New York state, 19XX


Neurology and Neurophysiology
Florida Hospital, Tampa, FL

Dallas Hospital, Dallas, TX

New York Hospital, New York, NY


ABC Private Practice
Consultant Physician
New York, NY

Assess, diagnose, and treat patients at high-volume Neurology office. Partner with nurses and medical technicians to communicate and implement patient care plans; meticulously update patient records.

  • Served on multiple internal committees, including Medical Technology Committee, Ethics Committee, and Patient Safety and Quality Committee.
  • Drafted and initiated new patient care standards that reduced wait time by 15% and increased satisfaction levels by 40%.

New York Public Hospital
Attending Physician
New York, NY

Honed expertise in the practice of neurological medicine within metropolitan hospital ER and ward environment. Performed daily rounds; mentored residents and nurses in appropriate patient communications and treatment protocols. Evaluated and treated cases of head trauma, epileptic seizure, drug overdose, neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis. Performed standard neurological procedures including lumbar punctures, electromyography, tensilon tests, and electroencephalograms.

  • As member of accreditation team, ensured seamless inspections and on-time accreditation of medical facility.
  • Designed and conducted clinical investigation of novel alternative drug abuse treatment strategy.
  • Delivered a series of well-received brown bag lectures on pain management strategies for neurology patients.
  • Played key role as mentor in the coordination and launch of student-run community outreach program providing medical screenings and wellness education to underserved communities in five New York City neighborhoods.


    New York University Medical School
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
    New York, NY

    Structure and deliver courses to medical students in subject areas including Clinical Neurophysiology, Psychoneuroimmunology, Neuropsychiatry, and Neuroethics. Coordinate and communicate daily tasks and schedules to Teaching Assistants; meet individually with students during office hours to assess performance and address issues and challenges.

    • Created department’s curriculum for new neuropsychiatry emphasis.
    • Authored and secured $150K grant to support launch of new clinical trial of alternative treatment for drug addiction and alcohol abuse.
    • Recruited and led multidisciplinary team of physicians during volunteer assignments to “Doctors Without Borders” sites in the Central African Republic and Syria.
    • Serve as Reviewer for articles submitted for inclusion in Advances in Neuropsychology.

    Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology

    Led discussion sections and graded student essays and exams for large lecture classes in Clinical Neuropsychology, Addiction, Experimental Psychology, Psychological and Behavioral Testing Methods, Psychopharmacology, Memory Assessment, and Sensation and Perception.

    • Tutored second-year students in preparation for United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE Step 1).


    Teacher of the Year, 20XX and 20XX

    20XX Jeffrey Jacobs Memorial Medical Student Scholarship

    20XX Outstanding Community Service Award (Physicians Without Borders)

    20XX University of Vermont Endowed Presidential Scholarship


    Doe, J., Smith, W., and Martinez, O. “Preventing Drug Abuse: An Alternative Solution.” American Journal of Medicine 50.2 (20XX): 138-59.

    Doe, J., Nathan, D. “The Efficacy of Family Medical Interventions Reexamined,” Neurology Today 62.3 (20XX): 177-94.

    Doe, J., Smith, W., and Martinez, O. “Preventing Drug Abuse: An Alternative Solution.” Neuropsychological Interventions Conference. 10 August, 20XX. Boulder, CO.

    Doe, J., Nathan, D. “Family Medical Interventions.” American Publication Association Conference. 8 June, 20XX. New York, NY.


    • American Medical Association
    • US Psychiatric Association
    • US Association of Women in Psychiatry
    • Alpha Phi Sigma Premedical Honor Society
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society