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Curriculum Vitae Essentials. Mitsue Yokota, Ed.D . Career Advisor [email protected] CV vs. Resume. CV Scholarly identity Academic Settings Can be 20+ pages Educational /academic background Research, publication, presentations, awards, affiliations. Resume Professional identity

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Curriculum vitae essentials

Curriculum VitaeEssentials

Mitsue Yokota, Ed.D.

Career Advisor

[email protected]


Cv vs resume

CV vs. Resume

CV

  • Scholarly identity

  • Academic Settings

  • Can be 20+ pages

  • Educational /academic background

    • Research, publication, presentations, awards, affiliations

Resume

  • Professional identity

  • Non-academic

  • 2 pages or shorter

  • Skills, experience, education

  • Can be chronological or skill based


General guidelines

General Guidelines

  • Formatting Consistency

  • Readability

  • Word Choice

  • Order

  • What to include?

  • What to exclude

  • Work Experience


Sections of a cv academic

Sections of a CV - Academic

  • Publications

  • Presentations and Posters

  • Invited Talks

  • Honors/Awards

  • Grants/Fellowships

  • Academic Service

  • Professional Affiliation

  • Language

  • Skills

  • Personal Information

  • Education

  • Licensure/Certification

  • Research Interests

  • Research Experience

  • Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Experience

  • Professional Experience


Sections of a cv medical students

Sections of a CV – Medical Students

  • Personal Information

  • Education

  • Honors and Award

  • Research

  • Publications and Presentations

  • Activities

  • Certifications/Languages


Personal information

Personal Information

  • Name

  • Current Address

  • City, State, Zip

  • Current Phone

  • Email Address


Personal information1

Personal Information

~Mitsue Yokota ~

12-159 CHS

Los Angeles, CA 90095

310-267-1104

[email protected]

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Personal information2

Personal Information

Mitsue Yokota

12-159 CHS

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Home 310-267-1104

Fax 310-794-9574

Cell 310-206-3434

USMLE ID: 52431463

AAMC ID:12558028

[email protected]


Personal information3

Personal Information

Mitsue Yokota

12-159 CHS

Los Angeles, CA 90095

310-267-1104

[email protected]


Personal information4

Personal Information

Mitsue Yokota

12-159 CHS 310-267-1104

Los Angeles, CA 310-206-0434

90095 [email protected]


Personal information5

Personal Information

Mitsue Yokota

12-159 CHS

Los Angeles, CA 90095

310-267-1104

[email protected]


Personal information6

Personal Information

Things to exclude:

  • Age

  • Date of Birth

  • Marital Status

  • Social Security #


Education

Education

  • Include only programs that led to a terminal degree in reverse chronological order

    • Medical School

    • Post Baccalaureate Programs

    • Undergraduate Institution (Majors and Minors)

    • EXCLUDE high school


Education1

Education

Things to exclude:

  • Anything before undergraduate

  • GPA

  • MCAT scores

  • Test scores

  • Dissertation advisors

  • Mentors

    • Honors lists (save for Awards section)


Curriculum vitae essentials

EDUCATION

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 2010 - present

M.D.

Current Specialty Interests: Oncology, Radiology, Dermatology

University of California, Los Angeles 2007 – 2011 B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Biology

Dean’s Honor List (Spring 2009), graduated with “Honors” and “Highest Distinction”

Cumulative GPA: 3.96 Major GPA: 3.95

University High School 2004 – 2007


Curriculum vitae essentials

Education

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 2011 - present

M.D. Anticipated in 2015

University of California, Los Angeles 2007 – 2011

B.S., Biology, magna cum laude


Education2

Education

Other items you may include:

  • Latin/Departmental Honors

  • Board Scores (can be in Licensure section)


Honors and awards

Honors and Awards

  • Name of award or distinction

  • Time earned/achieved

  • Short description if necessary

  • While it’s appropriate to list items from undergrad now, by this time in 3rd year, they should be eliminated unless TRULY exceptional


Honors and awards1

Honors and Awards

UCLA Class of 2014 Geffen Scholar 2011 – present

Annual merit scholarship awarded based on outstanding admissions application

UCLA Regents Scholar 2010 – present

Annual merit scholarship awarded to students demonstrating academic excellence, leadership, and exceptional promise

Letters of Distinction: Surgery, Internal Medicine 2012 – 2013

Awarded to students who perform in an outstanding fashion on required clinical clerkships


Research

Research

  • Name of institution

  • Name of mentor

    • Include full name and title

    • Include degree

  • Name of Project

  • Brief Description of Work

    • Maximum 2 lines


Research1

Research

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Division of Head and Neck Surgery

Principle Investigator: John Smith, M.D.

  • Studied the effectiveness of injections with botulinium toxin to the cricopharyngeus muscle


Publications presentations

Publications & Presentations

  • Use same format throughout

  • Written drafts of manuscripts are “submitted” or “in preparation”

  • Accepted manuscripts not yet published are “in press”

  • For presentations, include the institution or meeting where presented


Publications presentations1

Publications & Presentations

  • As postbac students

    • Can include undergraduate research

    • Can include any undergraduate fellowship programs

    • Can include any summer research experiences


American medical association ama style guide

American Medical Association (AMA) Style Guide

Used by:

  • Authors in compiling lists of references for their publications

  • Editors in revising such lists

  • Publishers in setting reference standards for their authors and editors

  • Librarians and others in formatting bibliographic citations


Journal articles

Journal Articles


Books

Books


Papers presented at meetings

Papers Presented at Meetings


Posters presented at meetings

Posters Presented at Meetings


Activities

Activities

  • Can be lumped into generic experience section or divided into multiple sections

    • Clinical Experience

    • Global Health Experience

    • Leadership Experience

    • Teaching Experience

    • Volunteer Experience


Activities section

Activities Section

  • Include:

    • Title/Role

    • Organization

    • Location/Institution

    • Duration of Involvement

    • Brief Description of your contributions/accomplishments


Sample activities section

Sample Activities Section

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

Professionalism Council Representative, Medical Student Council 2010 – present

  • Elected to a select joint student-faculty council that provides recommendations for the overall improvement of the teaching and practice of professionalism at the David Geffen School of Medicine, while also serving as a consulting body to the Dean of Student Affairs for disciplinary issues

  • Planned and implemented student-driven initiatives such as the Clerkship Professionalism and Abuse Survey for upper-level students and assisted in the development of an Ethics Symposium

    Student Co-Coordinator, Women in Surgery Student Interest Group 2011 – 2012

  • Helped to revitalize a student, resident, and faculty interest group committed to supporting aspiring and established female surgeons

  • Organized group meetings and lectures, set up roundtable discussions with prestigious visiting female surgeons, and created a surgical specialty shadowing program for medical students

  • Currently serving as senior student advisor to the group

    Student Co-Coordinator, Geriatric Medicine Student Interest Group 2011 – 2012

  • Created opportunities for medical students to explore the field of geriatrics through multi-disciplinary lectures as well as shadowing programs and community outreach projects at local nursing homes


Verb choice

Verb Choice

  • If you are currently participating - use present tense

  • If it is from the past - use past tense

  • Use a variety of verbs


Research2

Research

Arranged

Analyzed

Solved

Collected

Clarified

Explored

Investigated

Experimented

Compared

Gathered

Inspected

Extracted

Critiqued

Tested

Reviewed

Formulated

Measured


Organized

Organized

Catalogued

Arranged

Categorized

Charted

Classified

Corrected

Generated

Compiled

Coded

Routed

Logged

Inspected

Critiqued

Verifed

Supplied

Systematized

Screened


Helped

Helped

Volunteered

Supported

Clarified

Provided

Facilitated

Collaborated

Counseled

Gathered

Inspected

Coached

advocated

Assisted

Aided

Adapted

Arranged


Communicated

Communicated

Resolved

Persuaded

Referred

Explained

Elicited

formulated

Mediated

Corresponded

Directed

Gathered

Conveyed

Defined

articulated

composed

Consulted

authored

clarified


Work experience

Work Experience?

  • List if they had a meaningful impact on current career choice

  • Usually for employment between undergrad and med school

  • Paid research should be listed under research


Certifications and languages

Certifications and Languages

  • Include depending on what you are using your CV for

    • Scholarships or Fellowships?

    • Global Health Opportunities?

    • Residency?


Other important tips

Other important tips

  • 5 minute rule

  • Update regularly

  • Customize

  • Proof read!


Questions

Questions?


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