Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $99,799)
BJAs Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program is designed to increase the supply of forensic pathologists and support the enhancement of medicolegal death investigation services nationwide. In FY 2020, the Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program funding is available under two Purpose Areas.
Purpose Area 2:
Recipients under Purpose Area 2: Medical Examiner-Coroner Office Accreditation, are from medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) agencies seeking accreditation through an appropriate ME/C accrediting agency. This program will strengthen the quality of ME/C services in the United States by ensuring that agencies performing postmortem examinations are in compliance with industry and professional standards and performance criteria.