Medical Specialties

Fatality Review

Location: 1919 East Thomas Road

Phoenix, AZ 85016

*Also at various location

Contact: Susan Newberry 480-941-5483


Additional Locations:

Homicide: Childhelp: 2346 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, 85004

Suicide: EMPACT: 1232 East Broadway Road #123, Tempe, 85282

Natural/Undetermined: PCH

Accidental: PCH

Site Information:

Residents attend a child fatality review committee meeting where they discuss cases regarding homicide, accidental death, or suspected child abuse.


ACGME Competencies:

Reading Material: Arizona Child Fatality Review Program

  • Describe and discuss modifiable risk factors and the evolving epidemiology of pediatric illnesses and their impact on child health and well-being and child health equity.
  • Identify and describe effective public health interventions at the individual, community, and national level, e.g. screening & prevention programs aimed at modifying risk factors for disease or adverse health outcomes, and case identification and tracking.
  • Describe and discuss the individual practitioner’s role within the greater public health infrastructure, including early identification, notification, mandated reporting, and emergency planning/response recovery.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Systems-Based Practices
  • Professionalism
  • Medical Knowledge

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