Resident Training

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office offers a one month Forensic Pathology rotation for third and fourth year Pathology residents who have completed the required prerequisite training in autopsy pathology. The rotation is organized through the respective Pathology Residency Program.

During this required educational experience, pathology residents will be exposed to the basics of forensic pathology and gain experience with the medicolegal evaluation of sudden unexpected death. The resident will observe the practice of forensic pathology in the morgue as well as attend conferences and lectures.

Supervision and instruction is provided by board certified forensic pathologists at the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office located on the UTHSCSA campus.

Pathology residents interested in rotating through the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office should coordinate through their Residency Director.

TOURS

Unfortunately, tours of the Medical Examiner’s Office for community and school groups cannot
be accommodated at this time due to space and staffing constraints.