Forensic Medicine Section

The practice of emergency medicine has encountered with increasing frequency the specialty of forensic science. Emergency physicians are now expected to know how to gather and preserve evidence from our patients that are victims of gun shot/stab wounds, pediatric sexual assault, physical abuse or neglect. Patients that are victims of sexual assault (including drug facilitated), domestic violence, and elder abuse also require unique skills for competent medico-legal evaluation.

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Featured News

April 28, 2020

Welcome New Forensic Medicine Section Members!

Welcome to all of our new Members!

April 28, 2020

Section Officer Elections

This year we are holding elections for section officers at our meeting. We encourage you to nominate yourself or someone else for a leadership position.

April 28, 2020

Member Spotlight

In the last year I have been honored to become a member representing the Dignity Health’s Sacramento area hospitals in the Sacramento County Child Death Review Team (CDRT).


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