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ADVICE TO THE PROFESSION ABOUT TAKING A LEAVE OF ABSENCE
This page contains information about what registrants must consider when taking a leave of absence from their professional practice of medicine or a significant part of their professional practice.
The information provided is intended to offer practical guidance to ensure safe practice and good continuity of care for patients. CPSM recognizes certain requirements must be balanced in situations when leave is unexpected or unanticipated, for example, a medical leave.
Registrants who intend to take a leave of absence are advised to review the following Standards of Practice:
Notice of an intention to commence a leave of absence must be communicated to CPSM as soon as possible.
Registrants are encouraged to seek information or advice about taking a leave of absence from the Canada Medical Protective Association (CMPA) if they are a member, or Doctors Manitoba. CMPA provides some helpful information on their website.
Registrants must notify CPSM in advance when returning from a leave of absence. Notice should be given as early as possible.
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