The Department of Forensic Medicine has Medico-Legal experts to provide students with an overview of the medico legal aspects of health sciences, components of toxicology and ethics.

Core competencies

  • Mortuary facility & post mortem examination
  • Expert opinion
  • Attending courts
  • Teaching and research activates
  • The department works closely with the regional Police and Transport Departments, Government of Tamil Nadu through dedicated workshops and awareness programs.
  • The department is part of the Poison Control team and the Collaborative Child Response unit.
  • Students are trained in basic ethical issues and are also introduced to procedures such as post mortem, rape victim examination; rape accused examination and the various kinds of autopsies.
  • The department teaches skeletal remains examination & opinion for students.
  • Department also teaches students about medico legal issues related to RTA admitted in the hospital.