Medical Examiner/Coroner and Funeral Home Resources

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  • ME/Coroner Resources
    • Guide to Medical Examiner & Coroner Cases Download – American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)
    • ME/Coroner Organ Donation Policy – Sacramento CountyDownload – Sierra Donor Services (2015)
    • ME/Coroner Organ and Tissue Donation Information CardDownload – Donor Network West
    • ME/Coroner Release FormDownload – Legacy of Life Hawaii
    • Podcast: Coroner Talk: “Organ Procurement- What’s Your Responsibility?”View Here
    • CORONER Talk: Working with OPO’s Podcast (April 2018)View Here

     

    • Death Investigation and Organ & Tissue DonationArticle – A Resource for Organ & Tissue Recovery Agencies, Medical Examiners, and Coroners
    • National Association of Medical Examiners Position Paper: Medical Examiner Release of Organs and Tissues for TransplantationArticle – Pinckard JK, Geiselhart RJ, Moffatt E, et al. (2014), Acad Forensic Pathol, 4(4): 497-504.
    • National Association of Medical Examiners Position Paper: Recommendations for the Definition, Investigation, Postmortem Examination, and Reporting of Deaths in CustodyArticle – Mitchell, R., Diaz, F., Goldfogel, G., Fajardo, M., Fiore, S., Henson, T., Jorden, M., Kelly, S., Luzi, S., Quinn, M. and Wolf, D. (2017). Academic Forensic Pathology, 7(4), pp.604-618.
    • Medical Examiner and Eye Banks as Partners for Transplantation in the United States – Article – Valerie Corder, RN, CTBS, Jill Urban, MD, Ellen Heck, MT (ASCP), MA, CEBT
  • Funeral Home Resources
    • Funeral Home Organ and Tissue Donation Information CardDownload – Donor Network West
    • Donor Family Organ Recipient and Tissue (Aftercare Update)Download
    • Funeral Home Survey – Download – Midwest Transplant Network