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Building a Professional CV

Phase 1 – CV, summer, connections, mentorship PPD session

Phase 2 CV workshop (THIS IS FROM 2021)

AAMC CV Advice

Include link to ERAS Application and your CV page


Student A. Smith

Indianapolis, IN

(317) 555 – 5678


Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), Indianapolis, IN                              August 2015 – Present

Doctor of Medicine

Expected graduation: May 2019

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN                                           Graduated, May 2015

Master of Science Medical Sciences

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN                                                                        Graduated, May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience


2nd Place Poster Presentation, Research Symposium                                                           August 2017

Academic Scholarship, Indiana University                                                          August 2012 – May 2016


Indiana University School of Medicine, Muncie, IN                                                  May 2016 – July 2016

Research Assistant

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Howl Peterson

  • Performed experiments determining the concentration of glucose, lactate, and glycogen in brain samples along with expression of brain glycogen synthase using Western analysis
  • Conducted mouse husbandry, solution preparation, and lab sanitation
  • Collaborated with research team to produce quality research

Department of Pediatrics, IUSM, Bloomington, IN                                                   May 2015 – July 2015

Medical Student Researcher

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anne Landolakes

  • Accomplished…
  • Mastered…
  • Evaluated…

Department of Pediatrics, IUSM, Bloomington, IN                                              January 2014 – July 2014

Medical Student Research

Dr. Brittany Banks

  • Produced…
  • Initiated…
  • Delivered…


IUSM Dean’s Education Innovation Summit 2018, South Bend, IN                                             July 2018

Student Representative

  • Represented medical students to help guide the conversation about transforming medical education to meet the healthcare needs of the future
  • Collaborated with faculty, learners, and staff to brainstorm innovative ideas for advancing medical education at IUSM
  • Facilitated discourse around medical innovations at a large, regional conference

Emergency Medicine Student Interest Group, Terre Haute, IN                                   April 2018 – Present


  • Conducted…
  • Explored…
  • Established…


Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans, LA                                                                                 March 2016

Team Leader

  • Assisted a New Orleans resident who lost her home during Hurricane Katrina, by participating in a service day which involved construction of a new home for her and her family
  • Constructed siding, roofing, and insulating the new home


Home Medical Education Program, Gary, IN                                                         June 2016 – July 2016

Student Participant

  • Completed a 5-week program that consisted of shadowing Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Radiology, OBGYN, and Nephrology to gain a greater understanding of the different specialties
  • Gained experience shadowing at a federally qualified center whose patient population is focused around a low-income community
  • Diagnosed and treated many advanced diseases, an importance was placed on helping patients overcome healthcare barriers such as finding affordable


Colleague, D., Smith, S.A., A wonderful research paper worth reading. Journal of American Medical Association. 15(7), 222-229, March 2020.

Colleague, A., Colleague, B., Smith, S.A., A wonderful research presentation. American Medical Association Conference.  New York, NY, March 2019 (Oral)

Smith, S.A., A wonderful research presentation. AAMC Lead Serve Learn. Austin, TX. March 2018 (Poster)

Naseem A, Sohl B, et al. Increasing Patient Access to Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, Resolution 12-A18 Medical Student Section (MSS) Annual Meeting. June 2018.

Adopted AMA-MSS Resolution – June 2018

Adopted AMA Resolution – November 2018

Colleague, D., Smith, S.A. (2022). A wonderful research paper worth reading. Journal of American Medical Association.

Pub status: Submitted, Accepted, Under review, etc


American College of Physicians – Student Member                                          December 2018 – Present

Indiana State Medical Association – Student Member                                          January 2017 – Present

Society for Emergency Medicine – Student Member                                               March 2016 – Present


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