Department of Forensic Medicine
The Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology was founded in the year 1949-50, with initiation of Medico legal work of Clinical Forensic Medicine and Medico legal Autopsy. The office of the Department is located in the main building of SMS Hospital.
The Department is presently engaged in activities of medico-legal work, teaching, training and research. In conjunction with the other Departments it also provides services in, Clinical Forensic Medicine, first fitness examination, expert opinion by medical board, physical disability assessment and assisting in Judicial processes.
The Department provides educational services to Undergraduates (II MBBS students) & Postgraduates (Diploma since 2001 & Degree since 1990), which are recognized by MCI. Furthermore, it also provides a motivating environment for research activities and has vast number of research publications in its laurels.
The Department strives for enhancing research & assist justice through knowledge of Forensic Medicine.