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This page contains information about what CPSM registrants must consider when taking a leave of absence from the professional practice of medicine or a significant part of 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.
If you intend to take a leave of absence, you are advised to review the following:
Notice of an intention to commence a leave of absence must be communicated to CPSM as soon as possible.
You are encouraged to seek information or advice about taking a leave of absence from the Canada Medical Protective Association (CMPA) or Doctors Manitoba if you are a member of either organization.
You must notify CPSM in advance when returning from a leave of absence. Notice should be given as early as possible.
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