Forensic Pathologist - Shared Health

Posting Date:Thu, 17 Jun 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: Heath Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street
City: Winnipeg

Forensic Pathologist

Shared Health invites applications for a full-time Forensic Pathologist position.  

The successful candidate will be part of a team of pathologists providing province-wide services for medico-legal autopsies (adult and pediatric) in a medical examiner system, as well as family-consented hospital-based autopsies as required. The total autopsy load for the province is approximately 1,600 cases per year. The Forensic/Autopsy pathologists are expected to participate in departmental academic activities, and are responsible for training pathology residents from the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, as well as providing instruction to allied health professionals. Toxicology and histology services are performed in house and access to consultation with staff from the Pathology Department is available. Three full-time neuropathologists provide regular neuropathology services and consultation, and Forensic Odontologists and an Anthropologist are also available.  The successful applicant may be eligible to apply for an appointment with the Department of Pathology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba,

Candidates must have a medical degree, certification in either Anatomical or General Pathology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent, eligible to sit for the Canadian Royal College examination in Forensic Pathology and be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Priority will also be given to candidates with additional experience in Pediatric and/or Perinatal Pathology or an interest in developing these skills.

Shared Health also provides a competitive compensation package (salary scale starts at $378,791/year), a benefits plan that includes health & dental and annual vacation of 27 days.   Specialty physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive.  Please contact for further information.

Heath Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg MB R3A 1R9


Shared Health is committed to providing a leading-edge working environment for our employees. This philosophy includes professional development, supporting collaboration, technology and innovation and providing new challenges and opportunities. Shared Health respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The deadline for receiving applications is open until filled.

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