Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae

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Maintaining effective documentation of your academic history and achievements is critical to success in academic medicine. The following tools and techniques offered by the Group on Faculty Affairs can help you prepare a portfolio that highlights your unique qualifications:

Key points to keep in mind


Follow your institution's guidelines for your internal CV, the CV you submit with promotion and tenure materials.

  • Be proactive in creating your external CVs, biographical statements, and executive summary;
  • Create a teaching portfolio; and
  • Develop a system that works for you to facilitate updating your package.

Curriculum Vitae - Tips and Strategies

Teaching Portfolio

A Teaching Portfolio is a compilation of materials that reflect your effectiveness and time spent teaching.

Biographical Sketches, Statements, and Executive Summaries

Create Your CV

Template for creating your CV