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Fellowship Program

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) for the State of Maryland can provide you with the training necessary to become a qualified forensic pathologist.  You will be able to enjoy living in an exciting, progressive city, filled with great historic, artistic and cultural resources.  The OCME is a short walk from the Inner Harbor, a major attraction for tourists from all over the world.  Also, Oriole Park at Camden Yards baseball stadium, and MNT stadium, home of the NFL Ravens are within walking distance of the office.  With a history of leadership in the field of forensic medicine, the OCME conducts 10,000 death investigations throughout the State of Maryland utilizing a network of deputy medical examiners and forensic investigators.  Over four thousand autopsies are performed annually, applying procedures that cover the broad spectrum of forensic medical practice, including forensic toxicology.  A staff of 15 forensic pathologists provides supervision, advice and support to our fellows.  Regular sessions in neuropathology and cardiovascular pathology are conducted by staff consultants.  Our curriculum also provides training in forensic anthropology, ballistics, serology, and trace evidence analysis.  The office is affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and involvement in research and teaching activities in the Department of Pathology is encouraged.  Salary is $52,252 with vacation and seminar time allowance.  Excellent health insurance benefits are provided.   

Requirements: Successful completion of an accredited pathology residency training program in either straight anatomic pathology or combined anatomic/clinical pathology.

Applications:  Address inquiries to David R. Fowler M.D., Chief Medical Examiner, 900 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland  21223