Medical Examiner

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Medical Examiner

Medical Examiner

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- Perform medical autopsies to determine someones cause of death- Therapeutic Services................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

- Bachhelor's Degree- MD (Doctor of Medicine)- After your doctoral degree is achieved, you must then enter a residency program in pathology and forensic pathology (usually takes 5 years)* Usually takes an aditional 8-13 years of education AFTER high school to become a medical examiner

- Not required to become 'licensed' in order to practice- Primary Exam: Basic Pathology Exam- Other Necessary Exam: Forensic Pthology Exam- The cost to take each exam is $1,800.00

$Salary$- Ranges from $75,000-$150,000- as of 2009, NC was $166,660

The human body is a mystery to me. I want to see/know how it works from the inside out!

But...I don't know if I want to be a medical examiner anymore...

Santa is full of surprises!


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