Associate Medical Examiner

Office of Chief Medical Examiner, Concord, NH, US


Primary responsibilities of the Associate Medical Examiner:

  • Performance of medicolegal autopsies, including certifying the cause and manner of death and preparing reports.
  • On-call time divided among Chief, Deputy Chief and Associate Medical Examiners.
  • Consult with attorneys, physicians, families, and law enforcement.
  • Provide expert testimony at depositions and trial.
  • Teaching appointments at Geisel (Dartmouth) School of Medicine, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences PA Program and Franklin Pierce University PA Program are available.
  • Public health opportunities include serving on fatality review committees on child deaths, domestic violence fatalities, suicides, elderly and incapacitated adult fatalities and fetal/maternal deaths.


Applicants must:

  1. be certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology
  2. be certified or eligible for certification* by the American Board of Pathology in Forensic Pathology by virtue of successful completion of a forensic pathology fellowship at an accredited institution
  3. qualify for a New Hampshire medical license

*”Board-eligible” candidates shall be board certified within two years of hire


  • Three weeks paid vacation and three weeks sick leave
  • Health insurance choices and pharmacy coverage with wellness incentives
  • Dental insurance
  • Salary range $220,000 to $240,000 per year

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How to apply

How to apply: Email CV/resume and letter of interest to:
Dr. Jennie V. Duval
Chief Medical Examiner