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  • 130+
    Forensic reference books
  • Only
    Forensic centre in Sikkim
  • 240+
    Medicolegal autopsies done
  • 500+
    Specimens in Museum
  • 7
    Specialised labs
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Overview

Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, SMIMS is a well furnished and established department for Under Graduate Teaching of MBBS course and also having facilities for opening M.D in Forensic Medicine. The department is headed by one of the senior most and eminent Medico-legists from the North Eastern Sates of the country having LL.B. Degree in addition to Post Graduate Degree in Forensic Medicine with more than 36 years of teaching experience.

 

Key Features

  • Conduct medicolegal autopsy affectively.
  • Be capable of drawing logical inference based on observation in all types of medicolegal cases in the courtroom.
  • Deal with professional hazards and issues of medical ethics.
  • Develop a pragmatic approach to common toxicology emergency.
  • Develop a sympathetic and cautious approach while dealing with sensitive medicolegal cases

 

GOAL

The chief goal of teaching forensic Medicine is to produce a physician who is well versed with medicolegal responsibility and ethical problems in practice of medicine in this era of consumer awareness.

 

 

Highlights

  • 1st PPP Medical Institution India having Medico-Legal autopsy facility.
  • Round the clock autopsy and embalming facility.
  • Two cold chambers, having preservation facility for 8 dead bodies.
  • State of art museum with upgraded laboratory for UG teaching.
  • Separate laboratory for anthropology and toxicology related works.
  • Demonstration room with sophisticated audiovisual aids.

 

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic Odontology
  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Forensic Criminology
  • Violence related to women and child.
  • Crime scene investigation and its implications
  • Evidence based medicine.
  • Death audit

 

ONGOING PROJECTS

  • Mandible as in forensic investigation.
  • Critical analysis of Gustafsonā€™s method.
  • Case series on mushroom poisoning in the state of Sikkim.
  • Medicolegal implications of sec. 306 & sec. 309 IPC.
 
Departmental Publications
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Courses

Under Graduate Courses

 

MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

 

 

 

MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Faculty

FMT

Dr Prateek Rastogi

HOD, Department of FMT

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Facilities

It has world class facilities for training undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Infrastructure

  • Round the clock autopsy and embalming facility.
  • Two cold chambers, having preservation facility for 8 dead bodies.
  • State of art museum with upgraded laboratory for UG teaching.
  • Separate laboratory for anthropology and toxicology related works.
  • Demonstration room with sophisticated audiovisual aids.
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