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
Reports and Documents
Dr Myriam Metzger
Department of Pathology Saarland University Medical Center66421, Homburg/Saar, DEU
Dr. Carlos Miguel Marques Pontinha
Especialidade de Anatomia PatológicaCentro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, EPERua José António Serrano 1150-199 , Lisboa, PRT
Prof. Cecilie ALFSEN
Consultant, Associate Professor-Department of Pathology, Akershus University (Akershus) Hospital and Institute for Clinical Medicine University of Oslo1478, Loerenskog, NOR