Headings to Include in a Doctor’s Curriculum Vitae

Below are some headings that you should consider including in a physician’s CV. The list is not exhaustive.

> Education
> Licensure
> Board Certification
> Professional Experience
> Professional Activities (Committees, etc.)
> Community Service
> Honors/Special Awards
> Lectures & Presentations
> Bibliography
* Research Papers
* Book Chapters
* Letters to the Editor
* Reviews
* Editorials
* Abstracts/Poster Presentations
> Media
> Professional Memberships (AAFP, AMA, etc.)
> Certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
> Currently Clinical Procedures (list procedures you perform)
> Personal (languages, hobbies)

You may see more headings on the AAFP’s website. The California Academy of Family Physicians has an excellent page with a sample CV.