Number of appointments per year – 1

About the Program
The UAB Pathology Department and the Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner Office offer a one-year accredited fellowship training program in forensic pathology.

The office draws all of its caseload from Jefferson County, which includes the city of Birmingham, and has a population base of approximately 660,000. The office annually examines approximately 800 bodies including approximately 100 homicides and 400 accidental deaths. Complete scene investigations are routinely conducted by in-house investigators of homicidal, accidental, and suicidal deaths. 

The fellow will act as a functioning forensic pathologist and will be responsible, under supervision by staff pathologists, for scene investigations, complete postmortem examinations, report preparations, conferences with interested parties, and actual court testimony. Comprehensive backup in all medical specialties is readily available, as are opportunities for research and teaching. The office is well staffed and equipped, including complete photographic and x-ray facilities and computer database of all records.

The program is directed by Daniel Dye, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology.

Successful completion of accredited pathology residency training program in either anatomic pathology or anatomic/clinical pathology.

Salary levels are commensurate with the level of post-graduate training. A professional development fund is also provided.

Submit application 12 to 18 months prior to initiation of training along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program director to:

Address letters of recommendation to:
George Netto, MD
Professor and Chair of Pathology
Robert and Ruth Anderson Endowed Chair in Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pathology/Division of Anatomic Pathology
c/o: Fellowship Coordinator
619 19th Street South
HSB 149M
Birmingham, AL 35249

Additional Information
 Contact Susan Mills, program coordinator
 Telephone: (205) 975-3450
 Fax: (205) 975-PATH