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Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

Overview

BJA’s Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner (ME/C) System Program is designed to increase the supply of forensic pathologists and support the enhancement of medicolegal death investigations services nationwide.

The goals of this program are to:

  1. Increase the supply of qualified forensic pathology practitioners.
  2. Strengthen the quality and consistency of ME/C services.

This program is one of the forensic science programs that moved from the National Institute of Justice to BJA in FY 2020.

Date Created: September 9, 2020