FORENSIC MEDICINE AND TOXICOLOGY

Introduction of the Department:
Department of Forensic Medicine was incorporated in Government Medical College, Akola in 2002 with the aim of providing quality education to medical students during their 2nd MBBS course.
Faculties:
Professor: Dr. Anil K. Batra
Associate Professor: Dr. Sachin J. Gadge
Assistant Professor: Dr. Trishul O. Padole

PG student: -------------

Junior Resident:
Dr. Pooja Sadhwani
Dr. Mayuri Mali

Medical Officer:
Dr.Nikhil V. Ingle
Dr.Shyam Bhagat
Dr.Sachin Dharamkar

Various sections of the Department:
Mortuary:- Equipped with cold storage (12 bodies cabinet) for preservation of death bodies. Conduction of post-mortem examination to know cause of death.
Museum:- Equipped with Various specimen of human organs, foetus, toxic plants and animals, Organic / inorganic poisons with description.
Photographic section :- Equipped with various photographs of injuries, sexual assault and post-mortem changes.
Weapon section : Equipped with various weapons.
Departmental Library:- Equipped with various books and journals of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology.

MISSION: As a teaching institute we are committed to train undergraduate/ Post graduate student , Medical officer and resident doctors to handle Medico-legal cases.

  • i) To identify the basic Medico-legal aspects of hospital and general practice.
  • ii)To define the Medico-Legal responsibilities of a general physician while rendering community service either in a rural primary health centre or an urban health centre.
  • iii) To appreciate the physician's responsibilities in criminal matters and respect for the codes of Medical ethics.
  • Iv) To diagnose, Manage and identify legal aspect of common acute and chronic poisoning.
  • v) To describe the Medico-legal aspects and findings of post-mortem examination in cases of death due to common unnatural conditions and poisonings.
  • vi) To detect occupational and environmental poisonings, prevention and epidemiology of common poisonings and their legal aspects particularly pertaining to Workmen's Compensation Act.
  • vii) To describe the general Principles of analytical Toxicology.
VISION:
    The broad vision of the department is the teaching and training of students in basic medico-legal work.
  • I) To make observations and logical inferences in order to initiate enquiries in criminal matters and Medico-legal problems.
    • a. To be able to carry on proper Medico-legal examination and documentation / Reporting of injury and Age.
    • b. To be able to conduct examination for sexual offences and intoxication.
    • c. To be able to preserve relevant ancillary materials for medico-legal examination.
    • d. To be able to identify important post-mortem findings in common unnatural deaths.
  • ii) To Diagnose and treat common emergencies in poisoning and chronic toxicity.
  • iii) To make observations and interpret findings and post-mortem examination.
  • iv) To observe the principles of medical ethics in the practice of his profession.
  • v) To carry out PM examination 24x7 hrs.
  • vi) To achieve standard of work as a regional centre.
FUNCTIONS AND OBJECTIVES:
  • i) To form opinion regarding medico-legal cases (Ante-mortem and post-mortem cases)
  • ii) Teaching of undergraduate and PG Student.
  • iii) To conduct workshop for police personnel.
  • iv) To develop best research environment and excellent students by providing evidence based teaching facilities.