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Dr. Bridget Eutenier is one of 10 full time forensic pathologists working at the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office in Phoenix. Officials hope to increase that number to 13 this year. (Courtesy of Carrie Jung/KJZZ)
Dr. Bridget Eutenier is one of 10 full time forensic pathologists working at the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office in Phoenix. Officials hope to increase that number to 13 this year. (Courtesy of Carrie Jung/KJZZ)
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Forensic pathologists, the physicians who do autopsies, are in high demand. Nationwide, there are twice as many open jobs as there are physicians to do the work. That means communities can have a hard time attracting and keeping these doctors. It's an issue Maricopa County in Arizona is trying to tackle.

Carrie Jung from Here & Now contributor KJZZ in Phoenix reports.

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Carrie Jung, senior field correspondent for KJZZ in Phoenix. She tweets @Jung_Carrie.

This segment aired on July 8, 2016.

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