Combined Curriculum Vitae and Personal Narrative
Document Code = CVPN
All applicants are required to submit a Combined Curriculum Vitae and Personal Experiences Narrative (CVPN) in the format set out in the attached template.
The Combined CV and Personal Narrative consists of 3 sections:
Section 1: Structured curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
Section 2: List of verifiers (maximum 1 page)
Section 3: Structured personal experiences narrative (maximum 1 page, single-spaced) reflecting on the experiences that appear in the CV and responding to the following questions:
- How have these experiences helped shape and prepare you for a career in medicine?
- What do you think could be strengthened or improved?
- Tell us something about you that DOES NOT appear in your CV, but which you believe is pertinent to the Admissions Committee’s consideration of your candidacy.
Download this form to create your document. Instructions are presented within the form.
FORM ► mcgill-aedmed-cvpn-form-en.docx [DOCX] (Version 1.1, build #5)
NOTICE: We have uploaded a NEW VERSION of the CVPN template. In this version, the space for first and last name has been REMOVED. Your files are reviewed anonymously and should be identifiable by your McGill ID number only. Applicants may work with the previous version, but must remove their names from each page and include ONLY your McGill ID number (which should appear on each page).
This form is in Microsoft* Word 2007+ DOCX format and is compatible with most current word processing software, including open software such as LibreOffice* or OpenOffice*.
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The CVPN must first be converted to a PDF standard format (PDF/A). It must then be uploaded to your application using the Applicant menu in your Minerva account. For instructions on how to upload your documents, refer to Uploading your documents.
Before submitting, rename the file by replacing "mcgill" with your McGill ID number and "aedmed" with your name. For example: 260999876-SMITH-Kelly-cvpn-form-en.pdf