Forensic Pathologist

medical doctor who performs autopsies

Who are they and what do they do?

A forensic pathologist is a medical doctor who performs autopsies. They help to determine the casue of death as well as collect evidence. They are also referred to as a medical examiner or coroner.

Education

In High school take advanced math, science and english courses, develop strong writing skills and practice public speaking.


In college choose any major that will give you enough credits for medical school, enroll in a forensic science program.


In medical school focus on patient care and continue on the path of foensics!