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
Director of Student Research, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Direct Office Phone: (575) 674-2331
ORSP Phone: (575) 674-2338
Office Number: 321
Email: sjontiveros@bcomNM.org or research@bcomNM.org