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Episode from the podcastThe Black Doctors Podcast

Forensic Pathology, the Intersection of Law and Medicine

Released Monday, 13th September 2021
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This episode features Dr. Nicole Jackson, a Forensic Pathologist practicing in Chicago. She shares her inspiring story about her pathway to becoming a physician. She sheds some light on some of the incredible things that Pathologists are doing in hospitals nationwide. 

Dr. Jackson started out with the goal of becoming a surgeon. Through several different circumstances, she is exposed to the field and switches specialties. Dr. Jackson shares some of the highlights of her residency experience. She also talks about how Forensic Pathologists work closely with the legal system, examining evidence and determining cause of death. 

We talk about how to best increase exposure of this field to pre-med and medical students. She shares the newly minted, Society of Black Pathologists as well as #PathTwitter.

Are you or someone you know interested in the field of Pathology? Are you curious about what a Pathologist does and if it's the specialty for you? Please listen to and share this episode. If you receive value from the show, please share, subscribe and leave a comment.

TBDP is a volunteer passion project with the goal of inspiring all who listen. In-house music and audio production, so any ideas for improvements or suggestions for future guests are welcome. Visit www.StevenBradleyMD.com to learn more about our host. He is available for consultations or speaking engagements regarding health equity and medical ethics.