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Your profession: Medical specialist (m/f) - Forensic medicine

Professional activities

Medical specialists in forensic medicine conduct forensic examinations and judicial autopsies including the necessary histological analyses. They evaluate and document the results of their investigations and draw up relevant expert reports. They give oral evidence in court and present and explain the written reports.

Fields of work

Medical specialists in forensic medicine mainly work for forensic services, for state or federal criminal investigation offices, at forensic institutes at universities and in hospitals. They may also be employed in research.

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