FORENSIC MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY


FORENSIC MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY



Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology got established in July 2019. At present the department is in its developing stage and faculties are involved in creating a conducive environment for teaching under graduate MBBS students, setting up a modernized mortuary and clinical forensic medicine unit. The knowledge of forensic medicine not only helps to aid in justice as a duty to the state, but also teaches the basic legal knowledge any medical practitioner should have in his/her medical practice.

Vision for Future

  • Medico legal autopsies.
  • Medico legal services: Age estimation, Medical examination of accused & victims of various crimes, Injury reporting, Poisoning cases etc.,
  • One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) for survivors of sexual offence.
  • Toxicology laboratory and Poison Information Centre.
  • Forensic Anthropology laboratory.
  • Histopathology laboratory.
  • State of Art Virtual autopsy centre.
  • Training & Orientation centre for Doctors, Police and Judiciary.
  • To undertake research project of practical implications.

Mission

  • To make medical students obtain knowledge in relation to the intricacies of medical ethics, medical practice and medical negligence.
  • To groom doctors well-versed with medico-legal responsibilities.
  • To create interest regarding research in relation to various medico- legal problems.