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AUGUST 10, 2021
Annual OSHA Training

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
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SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
Professional Embalmers Session - 6 CEUs
Massachusetts Medical Society | The Conference Center at Waltham Woods
Waltham, Massachusetts
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SEPTEMBER 25, 2021
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The Publick House
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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MARCH 16-18, 2022
Celebrant Training - 8 CEUs
The Colonial Inn
Concord, Massachusetts


OCME Annual Report Includes Data on Death Certificates, Reasons for Delays

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was able improve its rate of issuing death certificates and reduce the wait time for burial of unclaimed decedents in 2016, but the Office is still facing a number of challenges according to Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Henry Nields in his annual report to the Legislature.