Leaves from Ontario Postgraduate Residency Programs

Published: May 17, 2015

By: Postgraduate Medical Education Committee of the Council of Ontario Faculties of Medicine

This policy is meant to define a coordinated process for cases where residents at Ontario medical schools request a leave of absence from a residency program. The guidelines surround conditions that must be met upon taking leave from and returning to the residency program, and include maximum leave periods, standards of conduct and necessary training requirements.