For Medical Examiner/Coroner Offices, Appointing Authorities, and Governing Agencies

On-site or remote consultation and guidance about medicolegal death investigation issues and preferred ME/C Office operations, policies and procedures, and practices

On-site audits of ME/C offices to ensure compliance with accepted and “best” practices

Notification of next-of-kin; obtaining decedent’s antemortem, social, and medical history information; and provision of a written report of notification and obtained information to ME/C Office and/or law enforcement agency

Training programs that include, but are not limited to:

Management and administration of an ME/C Office

Management/supervision and training of ME/C Office personnel

Special focus on the emotional well-being of personnel while reducing the likelihood of a “toxic work environment” and presence of problematic and “cancerous” employees

How to maintain a focus on the ME/C Office “Big Picture”

Interaction with law enforcement, fire department, and emergency services personnel

Interaction with health care providers

Interaction with mortuary, Vital Records, and public health personnel

Media relations

Report writing