Candidates interested in the Forensic Pathology Fellowship must have a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine degree (MD/DO) and must have successfully completed residency training in anatomic pathology or combined anatomic/clinical pathology in an ACGME-accredited program before the start of the fellowship.


To apply to our program, please submit the following documentation to Stephanie Coombs, program coordinator:

  1. CAP Common application (PDF). 
  2. CV without any gaps in time.
    • All dates must be accounted for with all experience listed.
  3. One-page personal statement.
  4. Three letters of reference, including one from your pathology residency program director.
  5. Applicant experience survey.
  6. A photo of yourself.

Additional information is available on the Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner website.


For questions, please contact:

Stephanie Coombs
Program Coordinator


Jeffrey Johnson, MD
Program Director