Management and/or leadership activities

Highlight the managemenr and/or leadership roles that you have. Junior doctors can often find this difficult but think broad - you may have had management and/or leadership roles in e.g. extracurricular activities that you already undertake.

BAMMbino is a junior branch of the British Association of Medical Managers (BAMM) that was established by a group of junior doctors who wanted to create a network of groups that offer specific training in managerial and leadership skills.

Extracurricular activities

Achievements – this does not just mean prizes and qualifications. Include details of anything you have been particularly proud of outside of university/work.

Qualifications

Prizes

Documentation of committees, groups etc

Curriculum vitae

Guidance from the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board for creating the “Perfect Training CV” can be found here

Royal College of General Practitioners website for medical students to provide information on interview and CV advice. Access this site here

The University of London Careers department present SORTIT you have to register (free) to use the site but then it stores your results for future review. For advice on creating a high quality and effective CV visit the “Implementing and self-marketing tab”

DON’T FORGET TO PRESENT THE INFORMATION WELL. DO NOT ARRIVE AT AN INTERVIEW WITH LOOSE SCRAPS OF PAPER AND PRESENT THEM IN A HEAP ON THE INTERVIEWER’S TABLE. SOUND PATRONISING?...IT HAPPENS


Pitts J. Portfolios, personal development and reflective practice. Edinburgh: ASME; 2007.