Department of FORENSIC MEDICINE
The JIPMER became an autonomous body under the JIPMER Act 2008. The Department of Forensic Medicine, which in-charge Faculties ran from other Departments, had received Faculties and Residents at its speciality. In the last 10yr period, the department has evolved to a full-fledged functional department having 6 Faculty posts, 3 Senior Residents, 9 Junior Resident posts. Currently, it provides Public, Judiciary and Clinicians the essential services like Medico-legal Autopsies, custodial death autopsies, expert opinions, bone examination, injury & weapon examination, sexual assault survivor & accused examination and age estimation. Guest lectures are taken at police training school. Teaching & academic sessions for undergraduate & postgraduate students is an essential part of the curriculum.
- Nurture the students in Medicolegal autopsy & Clinical Forensic Medicine
- Establish a Poison Control Centre with interdepartmental coordination to manage various poisoning cases.
- To educate all stakeholders on current medicolegal dilemmas