Provincial Policies for Pregnant Physicians
Each province and program has unique contractual requirements regarding on-call and extended shifts during pregnancy. The table below shows the number of gestational weeks at which a pregnant physician is no longer required to fulfill extended shifts and on-call duty in each province. Links to each province’s complete requirements are also given.
Table 1: Summary of Provincial Policies on Reduced Workload for Pregnant Physicians
|Province:||BC||Alberta||Saskatchewan||Manitoba||Ontario||Quebec||Maritimes||Newfoundland and Labrador|
|# of gestational weeks:||24||27||28||28||27||20||28||32|
|Link to policy:||Policy||Policy||Policy||Policy||Policy||Policy||Policy||Policy|