Medicine CVs, Resumes and Cover Letters

The samples below are donated by UCSF students, residents and alumni to offer you ideas to format and present your skills and experience.


Note: Please do not copy the text verbatim. It is unethical and unwise, as employers and residency directors may recognize our samples.


Preparing Application Materials:

Read through the “Residency Applications” course for your graduating class. It includes resources for preparing your CV and personal statement, as well as instructions for completing your ERAS application.

Residency-Focused CV Samples:

Writing Resources: Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation