Residents will have 20 days of vacation/leave and days out for
illness scheduled per year as per the ABR guidelines. Residents who are
ill must followed the procedure outlined under sick leave.
Residents will be given one week (5 working days) of
paternity leave at the time of delivery.
Residents will be given four weeks (20 working days)
maternity leave at the time of the delivery per UVA GME policy:
Maternity leave may be granted as four weeks exceptional leave [(two
weeks sick leave plus any remaining annual vacation time]. The
total leave period must be approved by the department chair who will
communicate this to the Medical Staff and Residency Office.)
All fourth year residents will go to ASTRO at the expense of the
residency. This is a good opportunity for residents to conduct
job interviews. Fourth year residents should consider the need to
utilize vacation time for interview purposes.
When a sick day is needed, you must contact Dr. Read at
434-924-9288 (If you receive voice mail, you should leave a message).
Then contact the chief resident. If you can not speak to the chief
resident you must call the Main Number (434-924-5421). Whoever is
verbally told that you are out sick must send out a departmental email
stating you are out. If you know you will be out for an extended
timeframe, please be sure to let that person know so the department
will be kept informed.
Academic Leave for Conferences and Boards
Residents attending academic conferences and teaching seminars or
taking their written boards do not have to use vacation days for these
Program Moonlighting Policy
Moonlighting during the radiation oncology residency is not allowed
unless written exception is given by the Program Director, Departmental
Chairman, and approved by the GME office for out of house moonlighting.
No UVA in-house moonlighting is allowed.
Please see the UVA Graduate Medical Education
Policy on Housestaff Extramural Professional
The Departmental Moonlighting Agreement Letter contains the
specifics of our departmental moonlighting policies and can be found in
the Residency Guidelines.