Benefits: Effect of LOA for Satisfying Completion of Program
University of Minnesota Medical School (UMMS)
Graduate Medical Education (GME) Administration
Policy: Effect of Leave for Satisfying Completion of Program
Original Approval: 2003
Approved by GMEC:
Revision Date: 1.08.09
Distribution: R/F; PD; PC; Institution Policy Manual; GME website
Policy Owner: GME Administration
University of Minnesota Graduate Medical Education leave policies are in compliance with and governed by the regulations of the various specialty boards and accrediting organizations.
It is the responsibility of the department, program, and resident or fellowto be in compliance with the Program Requirements concerning the effect ofleaves of absence on satisfying the criteria for completion of the training program,and guaranteeing eligibility for certification by the relevant certifying Board prior to granting leave.
American Board requirements should be reviewed by theprogram director and resident or fellow to assure that the trainee is familiar with the possibility of having to make up time awayfrom training. If extended leave results in the requirement for additional trainingin order to satisfy American Board requirements, financial support for theadditional training time must be determined when arrangements are made for theleave and the makeup activity.
Please see your Program Manual for specific departmental policies and procedures.