curriculum vitae

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curriculum vitae (CV)

[kərik′ələm wē′tī, -vē′tē] pl. curricula vitae
Etymology: L, curriculum, course, vita, life
a summary of educational and professional experiences, including activities and honors, to be used in applications for employment, for biographic citations on professional meeting programs, or for related purposes. Also called resume, résumé.

curriculum vitae

A document that outlines a person's educational and professional history.

curriculum vitae

CV, resume Medical practice A formal listing of a person's professional education, objectives, work history, including location and dates of service at a particular hospital, health care facility, university, the role filled at the time of service, academic appointments, professional accomplishments, honors, board eligibility/certification–if relevant, list of publications–eg abstracts, articles, chapters, books, personal, professional references–individuals who can attest to the candidate's competence and integrity; personal data may include marital status, extracurricular interests. See CV weighing.
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