PAS 810 Forensic Pathology, 4 credits

This rotation will provide the future physician the following foundations:

a.       Determination of the Cause of Death

b.       Determination of the Manner of Death

c.        Type of case referred to Medical Examiner/Coroner

d.       Review of Gross Anatomy


Upon completion of the future physician will be able to:

a.       Properly fill out a death certificate

b.       Understand what cases must be referred to the Medical Examiner

Prerequisite: Senior medical student or permission of OME and instructor. 

Modules: A - K. An "E" after the module in the Class Schedule indicates the Erie County Medical Center (Medical Examiner’s office) as the site.

Course Director: Tara J. Mahar, MD

Number of students: 4