WELCOME TO THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION of COUNTY CORONERS and MEDICAL EXAMINERS Web Site
On behalf of New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners President, Scott Schmidt and the association, we welcome you to our new home on the world wide web. We hope you find our site educational and informative.
The mission and goals of our association is to assist in:
The advancement of forensic science and its application to death investigation.
Education of those who interact in the field of death investigation.
Improvement of quality in death investigation in New York State, and the advancement of support by the State of New York, and County and Local governments for the death investigators.
Organization of the efforts of all Coroners and Medical Examiners throughout the State.
Promulgation of standards of death investigation.
Establishment of a Board of Accreditation to accredit and reaccredit Coroners and Medical Examiners for the purpose of maintaining a greater quality of death investigation in New York State.
Assist with writing of new laws and/or changing old laws by maintaining liaison with legislative bodies, representatives, and the State Health Department.
The New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners or better known as N.Y.S.A.C.C.M.E., was organized in 1977 to better serve death investigatorsin the advancement of forensic science and its applications to death investigation.