Forensic Pathology

Next opening is 2017-2018

The Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan offers a one-year fellowship in forensic pathology. This is advanced training program to prepare pathologists in all aspects of forensic pathology. The two forensic pathologists within the Pathology Department perform approximately 350 medicolegal autopsies originating in Washtenaw County. Additional case experience is obtained by participating in death scene investigations and performing autopsies at the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office in Detroit, Michigan. The fellow receives additional training in courtroom testimony, toxicology, criminalistics, anthropology, odontology and other forensic science related specialities. Administrative, managerial, and research techniques are also stressed. The office operates an on-line computerized data system.

Candidates must have completed a AP/CP or anatomic pathology residency and must be eligible for a license to practice in Michigan.

Salary will be commensurate with the level of training.

Applications should be submitted by September 30th for fellowships starting on July 1st of the following year. They may be considered after the September 30th deadline at the discretion of the program director. Applications should be submitted online: Click Here

Inquiries can be directed to:
Jeffrey M. Jentzen, M.D., Ph.D., Autopsy and Forensic Service Director

Department of Pathology, N12D19 NIB

300 North Ingalls

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5427

Phone: (734) 615-7173