In the case of death or serious illness where death is imminent of a resident doctor's:
the resident shall be granted up to three days leave with pay to attend to arrangements. An additional two days leave with pay may be granted by the Program Director for travel purposes.
Please speak with the Program Administrative Assistant to ensure you have the correct leave request form for your program, as each program has different forms.
Compassionate leave with pay shall be granted to a maximum of three (3) days to attend to arrangements upon the death or serious illness where death is imminent of a spouse, common law partner, fiancé/fiancée, father, mother, child, brother, sister, mother or father-in-law, grandparent, legal guardian, or legal ward. An additional two (2) days with pay may be granted by the Program Director for travel purposes.
Vacation time, sick leave and leave of absence for any purpose shall not be regarded as time available for on-call duty periods; rather, the number of duty periods shall be prorated to the number of days actually worked. (Article 12.0)