SECTION B. PERSONAL LEAVE
At their request, a House Officer may be granted a leave of absence without pay at the discretion of their Program Director.
A House Officer who is completing a training program at the University, and has been accepted into an additional ACGME accredited training program at the University that does not begin immediately upon completion of the first program due to the University making the program's start date later than July 1st, will be placed on an unpaid personal leave of absence for the interim period, up to a maximum, of thirty-one (31) days. During that interim period, up to thirty-one (31) days, the House Officer will remain eligible for University benefits, and will be required to make the standard employee contributions to that coverage.