I. Purpose of policy
It is the expectation that Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program Directors will monitor Residents’ time lost from Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) – accredited training programs.
II. Policy scope
The policy applies to all Residents participating in ACGME-accredited graduate medical education programs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H).
Resident: Any physician in an ACMGE-accredited graduate medical education program including residents and fellows.
IV. Policy statement
- All Residents will receive 15 days paid vacation, 5 sick/personal days per year and elected health care benefits provided by D-H.
- Remuneration for any additional time off will be at the discretion of the Program Director and Director of Graduate Medical Education.
- Time away from the ACGME-accredited program to attend a conference will be at the discretion of Program Director.
- Program Directors must communicate in a timely manner the effect the leave(s) will have on the ability of the resident to satisfy requirements for program completion.
D-H Policy ID: 11319