Parental Leave Fund

To access information regarding your Parental Leave Fund log into MySMA Member Portal under Benefits & Programs. The MySMA Member Portal contains your member information and member-only news and resources.

What is it?

The Parental Leave Fund provides up to 20 weeks of benefits to a physician who is taking a parental or adopted child care leave from clinical practice. Eligible physicians receive 50% of their average weekly income earned over the previous six months, to a maximum of $1300 per week. This amount may be less if physicians are receiving benefits or income from other sources.

Who is eligible?

Licensed physicians living and working in a self-employed practice in Saskatchewan for 26 weeks prior to the date of birth/adoption/surrogacy.

Physicians who qualify for this program are eligible to receive up to 20 weeks of benefits. 


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