Autopsy Pathology


  • To promote the role of medical autopsy as a tool for quality assurance and patient safety in health care, to ensure the quality of cause of death statistics, to  improve medical teaching and knowledge , and to guide clinicians in their support of the bereaved.
  • To raise awareness among the medical society, the authorities and the public about the role of the autopsy in evidence based medicine.
  • To improve the standing of autopsy pathology by focusing on quality, education and specialization, and through  broad collaborations with other WGs, associations and societies in all fields of medicine


  • To be a tool for communication between members
  • To organize and participate in scientific meetings and educational program
  • To endorse and support scientific initiatives and research programs

Founding Members
Ass. Professor G. Cecilie Alfsen MD PhD
Doctor Carlos Marques Pontinha MD


Dr. Cecilie ALFSEN
Dr. Cecilie ALFSEN
Consultant, Associate Professor-Department of Pathology, Akershus University (Akershus) Hospital and Institute for Clinical Medicine University of Oslo
1478 Loerenskog
+47 67 96 46 03
Dr. Lisa Mersson
Fachbereich Pathologie Haus 17, Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln Rudower Straße 48,
D-12351 BERLIN
+49 (0) 30 130 143835
+49 (0) 30 130 142698