Career and Life Planning Guidebook for Medical Residents

SECTION II: T MINUS TWO YEARS Tanja Getter Residency Education Lead Director for Community Health Systems, Inc. Tanja Getter is an expert on career planning for medical residents. Since 2010, Tanja has presented 60-minute workshops to more than 300 residency programs across the US, educating more than 6,000 residents and fellows on best practices on how write an effective CV and cover letter. An addition, Tanja is a frequent speaker at national conference meetings, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, AmericanCollegeofObstetriciansandGynecologists,andAmerican College of Physicians to name a few. At these conferences, Tanja provides one-on-one CV consultations with physicians to provide an employer’s perspective on what they are looking for in a CV. CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING GUIDEBOOK FOR MEDICAL RESIDENTS 199 C H A P T E R A U T H O R S Will Coghill-Behrends, PhD Will is faculty in the College of Education at the University of Iowa. He, along with Rebecca Anthony, is the author of the CV Handbook (PhdBooks), the PhD Handbook for the Academic Job Search (PhDBooks) and Getting Hired (2nd Edition Kendall Hunt). Prior to his faculty appointment he coordinated and led several programs at the University of Iowa on academic and professional job seeking for people with professional graduate degrees.

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