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NYU Department of Ophthalmology Residency Program


Residents are entitled to four weeks paid vacation per annum. Such vacation shall be taken at a time in agreement with the provisions of the vacation policy of the Residency Training Program and the annual rotation schedule.


Residents are entitled to medical, family, personal and educational leaves. A leave of absence may be granted for up to one year. Conditions, such as appropriate medical clearance, must be met before the resident can return, and a deadline by which the resident must request termination of the leave for a place to be held in the appropriate class will be set by the Residency Training Program Director at the time leave is granted.