Department of Forensic Medicine offers 195 hours of teaching comprising of Lectures, Tutorials and Practical. In addition observe 10 postmortem medico-legal autopsy at Dhaka Medical college and visit to Police Station, Forensic lab and Court.
It is the science which deals with the interaction of medicine and law. The study of this subject requires basic understanding of all the branches of medical science and also and insight into the mechanism of law and legal procedure. This subject enables the judiciary to come to legal decisions both civil and criminals with the help of medical knowledge made comprehendible to it by medical persons. This subject also enables the medical man to practice medicine as per expectation of society regarding medical ethics as a professional and aware him the legal issue during practice.
The goal of teaching forensic medicine in undergraduate medical course is to produce physician who will be well aware and alert of their medical and medico-legal responsibilities and capable of discharging these duties in medical practice. Hence to produce competent, compassionate, reflective and dedicated health care professional who
At the end of the course students will be able to: