Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

California State Coroner’s Association Members,

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has released a new solicitation for grant entitled: Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) system in the United States. Through this program, NIJ will support grants in two focus areas by:

  1. Supporting forensic pathology fellowships; and
  2. Providing resources necessary for medical examiner and coroner offices to achieve accreditation.

The goals of the Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System program are to:

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

Proposal applications are expected to clearly identify the purpose area to which they are applying.

All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 6, 2018.

Hyperlink to the website is: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP/bulletins/1dc5246