Benefits: Leave: Bereavement
University of Minnesota Medical School (UMMS)
Graduate Medical Education Administration
Policy: Bereavement Leave
Original Approval: 4.24.07
Effective Date: 4.24.07
Approved by GMEC: 02.26.08
Revision Date: 2.25.11; 1.29.08
Distribution: R/F; PD; PC; Institution Policy Manual; GME website
Policy Owner: GME Administration
A resident/fellow (trainee) shall be granted, upon request to the program director, up to 5 days off to attend the funeral of an immediate family member. Sick, vacation or PTO time must be used. Immediate family shall include spouse, cohabiters, registered same sex domestic partners, children, stepchildren, parents, parents of spouse, and the stepparents, grandparents, guardian, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, or wards of the trainee.
Please see your Program Manual for specific departmental policies and procedures.
Programs are responsible for tracking time off for all leaves to insure that specialty board requirements are met prior to graduation from the program.
Programs must work with their trainees to report all leaves in the Residency Management Suite (RMS) according to instructions received by MMCGME Services. Programs must also forward documentation to MMCGME Services for leaves that extend the trainee’s time in the program.
See also Residency Management Suite (RMS) Resident Fellow Responsibilities Policy.
Please see the University of Minnesota Institution Manual for additional information regarding:
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Holiday Leave
- Medical Leave
- Military Leave
- Parental Leave
- Personal Leave
- Professional Leave
- Vacation and Sick Leave
- Witness/Jury Duty