Medical Examiner Accreditation and Memberships
The Summit County Medical Examiner maintains accreditation and memberships with state and national professional organizations.
National Association of Medical Examiners
The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) is the national professional organization of physician medical examiners, medical death investigators and death investigation system administrators.
Ohio State Coroners Association
Ohio State Coroners Association provides a professional organization for Ohio’s 88 Coroners. (Coroners being those licensed physicians who investigate sudden and/or suspicious deaths and perform autopsies in connection therewith as well as those licensed physicians who investigate such death but do not perform autopsies.)
American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators
The American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) is a national, not-for-profit, independent professional certification board that has been established to promote the highest standards of practice for medicolegal death investigators.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) is committed to the promotion of education and the elevation of accuracy, precision, and specificity in the forensic sciences. This site has a listing of Universities and Colleges with degree programs in Forensic Sciences.