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A medical examiner is a medically qualified government officer whose duty is to investigate deaths and injuries that occur under unusual or suspicious circumstances, to perform post-mortem examinations, and in some jurisdictions to initiate inquests.

In some jurisdictions with English origins or history, a coroner performs these and other duties.


A medical examiner is usually required to have a medical degree and a law degree, often with additional education in forensic pathology.12, A medical examiner is typically an appointed officer.

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