Physician - Pathology examines diseases using fluids, body tissue, secretions, etc. to ascertain cause, nature, and extent of disease and to determine effectiveness of treatment. May perform autopsy to ascertain exact cause of death, and source or extent of disease and effects of treatment. Being a Physician - Pathology requires a MD degree from an accredited school. Requires a valid state license to practice. Additionally, Physician - Pathology may report to a medical director. Physician - Pathology's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.