3.6.A General Policies Applicable to Leaves and Other Absences

1. Limitations on Leaves

It is School of Medicine policy to place limitations on the granting of leaves. When considering a Clinician Educators leave request, the department Chair and school Dean should determine whether the following limitation has been satisfied: 

Overall Limit on Leave. Unless otherwise required by law, total time spent on leaves of any kind should not exceed 24 months in a five-year period (to determine this limit, count back five years from the end date of a proposed leave in this calculation, partial leaves will be prorated). Total leave time that will exceed 24 months require the prior approval of the Department Chair and Dean’s Office.