The Department of Forensic Medicine is an integral part of the basic medical sciences in a medical college. It is important for the medical students to understand the important procedures and applicability of the general principals of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, so that they may be able to offer technically competent services to the health and law departments in connection with medico-legal work, in the future. Forensic Medicine is introduced as a part of the third year MBBS curriculum. The department is present on the 2nd floor of the college building, along with other departments taught in the 3rd year of MBBS. This department was established in 2010, since the inception of this institution, but became functional in 2012. Since day one, Prof Shaukat Ali is heading this department and Dr Sadaf Sajid (Asst Prof) and Dr Riffat Hayat (Sr Demo), both with postgraduate qualification and practical experience are an active part of the faculty as well To impart practical training to the students in forensic sciences techniques, autopsy and Medicolegal work, facilities have been outsourced from FSA and LGH/PGMI Lahore. The department is held in high esteem since it maintains more than 95% of pass percentage since the last 4 Years, with distinctions in the subject which depicts the conceptual as well as exam oriented preparation of students. The department is well equipped with a purpose-built lab and has quality equipment for practical work, museum and tutorial room.
The department is offering quality education to the students, with the objective that they exhibit professionalism, ethics and competency during the application of important procedures and principles of forensic medicine and toxicology in medico-legal work.