Paid Time Off (PTO)

Residents receive paid time off (PTO) as specified below.

PGY-1 residents

Shall receive up to a total of 20 days of PTO per academic year. This includes 10 vacation days and 10 days that can be used for things like doctor’s visits, interviews, and sick time. 

Five of the vacation days will be taken during the Christmas/New Year’s holiday week. The other five days can be used at any other time of the year, except in the months of July or June, or while rotating at certain affiliated hospitals.

Unused PTO cannot be carried over to the next academic year, unless used for family or medical leave. 

All time off must be approved by the site director, your program director, and the Associate Dean for GME. 

PGY-2 and above residents

Shall receive up to a total of 20 days of PTO per academic year.  These days may be used for things like doctor’s visits, vacation, interviews, and sick time. 

Unused PTO cannot be carried over to the next academic year, unless used for family or medical leave. 

All time off must be approved by the site director, your program director, and the Associate Dean for GME. 

Official Holidays
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day