Academic aspects of residency training are governed by the appropriate colleges, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physician of Canada, as well as the University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine.

Residency education is generally managed by the Post Graduate Medical Education office at the University of Saskatchewan. Academic decisions and procedures are governed by the policies and guidelines of the College of Medicine and PGME office. You will find some of the most common policies and guidelines here. Please visit their respective websites for complete details.

PGME Policy on Non-Educational Time Away from Program

As per PGME's policy, the following ARE considered non-educational time away from the program, and ARE included in the 25% cap:

  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Leave of Absence (both paid and unpaid)

The following are NOT considered non-educational time away from the program, and NOT included in the 25% cap:

  • Mandatory Training
  • Stat Holidays
  • Post-Call Days
  • Education Leave
  • Exam Leave
  • Moving Leave

PGME Residency Guide

This guide provides general reference information and policies related to residency training at the University of Saskatchewan.

PGME Policies on Remediation, Probation, and Appeals

Looking for information on remediation plans, probation or appealing an academic decision? This document outlines policies and procedures governing resident assessment.

PGME Policy on Graduated Return to Residency

A Graduated Return to Residency (GRR) may be suggested to residents who have been on a prolonged leave of absence from the program. These documents outline the procedures for GRR.

Transferring Programs

Residents inquiring about transfers should speak directly to the PGME office for further information.

PGME Guidelines for Post-Call Academic Activities

Theses guidelines provide information on post-call resident attendance of academic activities.