We provide three essential benefits to families experiencing a loss:
information, understanding and peace of mind.
Did you know...
...you have the right to request an independent autopsy.
...you have the right to request medical records.
...you have the right to expect confidentiality.
REQUEST AN INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY
CALL US AT 855-8-AUTOPSY OR LIVE CHAT WITH US AT I-HOTLINE
WE ARE HERE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS
Casework is meticulous and interactions with families are warm and emotionally available. We work to transform the confusing into the clear; the uncertain into the manageable; the unknown into the known. The founder, Dr. Ben Margolis, received his B.A. from Harvard University and his M.D. from the University of Chicago.
The need for closure after a loss is powerful; and you have the right to ask questions. Talk to us about how we can help.
Meet Dr. Ben Margolis, Director
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LATEST NEWS, EVENTS AND ARTICLES
September 1, 2015. So much happens to a family when there’s a loss — from the emotional to the practical. A family can be pulled in different directions by all the individuals, institutions and laws that come into play during this vulnerable time. Read this piece to see if you’re familiar with your rights when it comes to autopsies.
August 31, 2015. Have you known someone with pneumonia or a bed sore? Are you curious to know what the autopsy can teach in these cases and others like them? Log in for our live, online Q & A to let us know what questions you have about infectious disease-related deaths or anything autopsy related. We will start the event by posting a video showing how the spleen is evaluated at autopsy (preview above). See you then!
August 20, 2015. View our video message on childhood obesity and read about the health consequences of obesity we see every day at Autopsy Center. If you are a parent with an obese child, take September to learn some new diet and lifestyle choices you can make with your child — and for life.
August 12, 2015. Registration is now open for our high school educational event, “Live from the Morgue.” Educators should contact us for more information.
July 22, 2014. Do you think the autopsy is strictly a technical procedure? Why do families want them? Are they looking for just the facts or is there something else going on that drives the request? Follow “David” as he makes his request and read Dr. Margolis’s insight into the autopsy process.
July 18, 2015. Death is hard for the family, regardless. What happens if death occurs after a long hospitalization? Are you a provider? Are you a phlebotomist? Think you haven’t played a role for the family? Read Dr. Margolis’s view of what families go through.