PDMMC, Amravati

Department of Forensic Medicine

      Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College and the Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology came into existence in the year 1984. The department is located in the main building of the College. The department provides educational services for the Second year M.B.B.S. students in the subjects of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. Department provides a favourable environment for conducting scientific research, which has beneficial practical outcomes.

      In addition to teaching and research activities, the department of Forensic Medicine also renders services to the community by conducting different activities like examining and opining on all types of Medico-legal cases, as and when demanded by the concerned agencies.

      Our objective is not only to provide the above-mentioned services but to exceed expectations of students, patients and law enforcement agencies. An illustrious history of the last 35 years which were devoted to the welfare of the populace of Amravati and western Vidarbha region are a benchmark in the Indian healthcare sector and is duly appreciated by the people.

Objectives

  1. To enable the future healthcare providers to: Shoulder the responsibility of providing quality medical care to the society, without infringing the virtuous medical ethics and medical code of conduct.

  2. To enable the future healthcare providers to: Acquire knowledge of laws in relation to medical practice.

  3. To make them capable of: Making observations and inferring conclusions by logical deduction

  4. To make them capable of: Setting enquiries on the right track in criminal matters and associated medico-legal problems.

  5. To make them capable of: Facilitating the Law enforcement agencies and the Judiciary in criminal investigations and implementation of justice

Salient features 1. Sections/ divisions/ branches:

Clinical forensic medicine

Toxicology

Infrastructure

      Department is located in the beautiful college building. It is spacious, with a practical laboratory, demonstration room, library cum seminar room, well set museum, office and rooms for staff and shared air conditioned lecture hall. Department is spread over area of about ………square meters. Numerous specimen, bones, skiagrams, photographs, weapons, models, charts, poisons, etc are on display. There is a well-equipped laboratory as per the curriculum for Undergraduate course.