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Vacation and Leave


All PGY levels receive three weeks (15 business days) of vacation per year, which can be taken in one- or two-week blocks at a time. Vacation time does not accumulate year to year.

Sick Leave

All PGY levels receive two weeks (10 business days) of sick leave per year. This does not accumulate year to year. 

Extended Leave

  • Three months of leave without pay for reasons of family or personal illness, serious health conditions, disability, or the birth or adoption of a child.
  • All stipend payments and benefits will be suspended during a leave of absence.
  • Any leave without pay time taken may extend the completion date of your training program. You must use all your vacation and sick leave first before using your extended leave.

Military Leave

Twelve working days per year of military leave with pay for active duty or training purposes.

Parental Leave

After one year continuous employment with KUMC, our resident physicians are eligible for up to six weeks paid parental leave for the primary caregiver or three weeks paid parental leave for the secondary caregiver. Please visit KUMC HR Policy Website for more information.

Last modified: Sep 24, 2020