This department has adequate accommodation for the faculty, non-teaching staff and ministerial staff. Two demonstration rooms available with a capacity for 100 students. Department library with adequate books and journals of Forensic Medicine is available. The department also has two laboratories and a room for examination of skeletal remains. The main attraction of this department is its museum which houses about 150 mounted specimens, around 50 weapons with catalogues around 100 poisons and wax modals arranged on racks. There are laminated charts, skeletons and bones of different ages are available in the museum.
Lecture classes are taken to the students regularly as per the MCI norms by the eminent teachers and periodical seminar classes have been conducted to upgrade the current knowledge of the MBBS students.
The autopsy complex was designed in the year 2003. The department conducted 670 medico legal autopsies during the year 2011. On an average, every year we used to receive 700 medico legal cases for autopsy. Expert opinion is being extended to various investigating agencies of Tamil Nadu. Faculty of the department has been delivering the lectures to the trainees as well as officers of investigating agencies deputed from the state. Medico legal works like medico-legal autopsy, exhumation, giving opinion in medical negligence cases, potency examination, drunkenness examination, age determination etc. being carried out in this department.
STAFF PATTERN (AS PER MCI NORMS FOR 150 MBBS Students)
||Dr. R. Sudalaimuthu
||Dr. S.Mariam Beevi
|Dr. T. Muthan Pandian