New Solicitation: Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

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​New Solicitation: 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.

Review the solicitation.

Applicants must register with prior to submitting an application.

Learn how to become an NIJ proposal peer reviewer.

This solicitation is competitive; therefore, NIJ staff cannot have individual conversations with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning the solicitation should be submitted to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service: 1-800-851-3420; TTY at 301-240-6310 (for hearing impaired only); email; fax 301-240-5830; or web chat See also’s solicitation FAQ page.

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