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Maximizing the potential of the Forensic Pathology Fellowship program at the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $100,000)

BJA’s 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 1:
Recipients under Purpose Area 1: Forensic Pathology Fellowships, are from institutions with current Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited forensic pathology fellowship programs to recruit quality candidates who have completed all necessary medical education and pathology residency requirements. This program will strengthen the medical examiner/coroner system by increasing the number and quality of board-certified forensic pathologists. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020