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.
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.
- Please contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to discuss your inquiry.
- Full details and procedures of the Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship can be found in the Burrell College Standard Operating Procedure RR 003, “Leave of Absence for Research and Creative Scholarship”.
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