The Bureau of Justice Assistance's (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:
- Increase the supply of qualified forensic pathology practitioners.
- 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.