Leave of Absence Policy

Short and long-term leaves of absence may be granted only in exceptional circumstances, such as:

  • Maternity leave, parental leave;
  • Reasons of health (whether one’s own or a family member’s);
  • Compelling problems of a personal nature, such as the death of a family member or marital breakdown;
  • Pursuit of a master’s degree or doctorate degree in a field consistent with the general objectives of the medical undergraduate program.
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