Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship

Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship

Purpose

Leaves of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship is a temporary interruption in a student’s course of study in the osteopathic medicine program for a period of time greater than fifteen (15) consecutive school days during the regular academic year for the purpose of engaging in organized research and/or creative scholarship at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine or another institution.

General Provisions

A student requesting a Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship must be in good academic standing as defined in the Academic Standing and Academic Risk Policy. A student returning from a Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship in good academic standing will be eligible for re-instatement as a full-time student once they have completed the reinstatement process as detailed in the Student Handbook.

Application Process

Contact

Steven J. Ontiveros, MBA, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology