Decedent Affairs



The purpose of the Decedent Affairs webpage is to provide assistance to physicians, nursing services, and in-hospital staff when a death has occurred.

On these pages you will find information specific to in-hospital deaths, Emergency Department deaths, fetal deaths, TDCJ deaths, and reportable Medical Examiner deaths. The links on the left also provide detailed instructions on how to complete autopsy authorization forms and death certificates.

We hope that you will find these pages helpful. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information.




Autopsy Service
Contact Information

518 Clinical Sciences Building
Phone: x22810 - Fax: x29045

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday
7:30am to 4:00pm
Closed on weekends and holidays

Autopsy Service
Administrative Office


509 Clinical Sciences Building
Phone: x22859 - Fax: x29045

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm
Closed on weekends and holidays

Preliminary Autopsy Reports
Phone: x22859

AUTHORIZATION FORMS

ED Form 5012
Form 5012