Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology


PROF. DR. SYED MUHAMMAD AIJAZ ALI

 HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

Establishment

The department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, SZMC was established in March 2005 and it was housed temporarily in a room in the Biochemistry department of the college. With the acquisition of the current building, it was renovated and modified according to the needs and the latest trends of this important speciality in consonance with the vision of the Principal, SZMC, who has been extremely generous in providing the funds and other pertinent logistics. His efforts came to fruition in the form of the establishment of one of the best Autopsy Lab in the country.

Faculty Of The Department

 

PROF. DR. SYED MUHAMMAD AIJAZ ALI

  • MBBS, MCPS, DCH, FCPS
  • Head of Department
 
 Dr. Ummara Munir (Assistant Professor )

  • MBBS, MCPS
 
Dr. Fariha Tariq (Assistant Professor )

  • MBBS, MCPS

Heads Of The Department

DR. SYED MUHAMMAD AIJAZ ALI
MBBS, MCPS, DCH, FCPS
Same H. O. D is continuing from date of establishment of the department from 12-03-2005..

DATE OF RECOGNITION WITH PMDC & CPSP

  • DATE OF RECOGNITION WITH PMDC

(For undergraduate training):    May 01, 2007

  • DATE OF RECOGNITION WITH CPSP

(For post graduate training FCPS & MCPS):   April 24, 2010.

 

LECTURE HALL

An air-conditioned lecture hall with the capacity of 250 students, furnished with modern audiovisual arrangements is attached with the department. Overhead Projector, Multimedia, Slide Projector and Epidiascope are available all the time within the lecture theatre for teaching of undergraduate as well as post graduate students with modern coaching techniques. .

 

MUSEUM

The air-conditioned museum of the department is the most impressive one, spreading on 1100sq feet having wax models, bone specimens, instruments, weapons, a very large collection of X-rays, dura-trans, panaflex, photographs and other exhibits thus imparting knowledge and contributing to other teaching and training facilities directed to the postgraduate and undergraduate students. There are six hundred projection slides available all the time in the museum for review purpose.

 

LABORATORY

An air-conditioned laboratory comprising of different work sections like Molecular Biology, Serology and Chemical / Drugs / Poisons identification is present in the department. The lab is attached with “preparation room” and supplied with the chemicals, reagents, instruments and equipments depending upon the nature of work they deal with

 

AUTOPSY LAB
A modern & well equipped newly constructed autopsy lab is present with the department for academic purpose as well as for public and state services. The lab is provided with 2 stainless steel autopsy tables (made in Germany). Ice blue florescent electric tubes are provided in the lab for sufficient light at table level. The floor and walls of the Autopsy lab are covered with impervious white tiles. In addition to this the lab is furnished with proper “reverse ventilation” and closed “water gulley system” for drainage.A change room and lavatory is also provided. The sterilization of the Autopsy lab is done by ultraviolet light. Students coaching area is built in the Autopsy lab for proper undergraduate as well as postgraduate training.

 

DEAD BODY REFRIGERATION ROOM

There is an Italian dead body freezer with the capacity of preservation of 2 dead bodies present in the room attached with the autopsy lab. Mortuary facilities for dead bodies is also present within the vicinity of the lab that holds the capacity of storing 20 dead bodies.

 

MEDICOLEGAL CLINIC

A medicolegal clinic is situated in the emergency department of Sh. Zayed Hospital / Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan for catering the medicolegal cases from Rahim Yar Khan City. A well equipped class room of 50 student’s capacity is attached with this clinic for practical coaching of the undergraduate and post graduate students.

Achievements

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
RESULTS OF 2ND PROFESSIONALS MBBS, EXAMINATIONS

Session 2012 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 101
Total number of students passed = 91
Passed percentage = 90%

Session 2012 (Supplementary)
Total number of students appeared = 10
Total number of students passed = 10
Passed percentage = 100%

Session 2013 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 152
Total number of students passed = 140
Passed percentage = 92%

Session 2013 (Supplementary)
Total number of students appeared = 12
Total number of students passed = 07
Passed percentage = 58%

Session 2014 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 155
Total number of students passed = 141
Passed percentage = 91%

Session 2014 (Supplementary)
Total number of students appeared = 14
Total number of students passed = 12
Passed percentage = 86%

Session 2015 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 152
Total number of students passed = 135
Passed percentage = 89%

Session 2015 (Supplementary)
Total number of students appeared = 17
Total number of students passed = 16
Passed percentage = 94%

Session 2016 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 146
Total number of students passed = 144
Passed percentage = 89%

Session 2017 (Annual)
Total number of students appeared = 140
Total number of students passed = 135
Passed percentage = 96%

ROLE OF HONOUR

Session

Name

Marks Obtained

Position

Snap

2006

Sadia Anjum

161/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2007

Muhammad Aslam

157/200

First

HONOUR

2008

Farah Sadia

161/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2009

Nadia Ilyas

159/200

First

HONOUR

2010

Sidra Latif

150/200

First

HONOUR

2011

Hafsa Syed

175/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2012

Ayesha Bari

153/200

First

HONOUR

2013

Iqra Ashraf

165/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2014

Umme-kalsoom

158/200

First

HONOUR

2015

Shiza Iftikhar

170/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2016

Sehar Saba Samuel

173/200

Distinction

HONOUR

2017

Iqra Saeed

157/200

First

HONOUR

POST GRADUATE TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Seven trainees for M.C.P.S (Forensic Medicine) have completed their training till 2015.

  1. Dr. Ummara Munir.
  2. Dr. Fariha Tariq.
  3. Dr. Ghulam Rasool.
  4. Dr. Qurat ul Ain Kamran.
  5. Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Ali Akhlaq.
  6. Dr. Khalid Mukhtar.
  7. Dr. Sumaira Sarwar

Three trainees for M.C.P.S (Forensic Medicine) training are currently inducted since the year 2016.

  1. Dr. Javaid Umar Khokhar.
  2. Dr. Fatima Iram Arain
  3. Dr. Khurram Saleem.

FUTURE VISION

Training will be started for FCPS Part – II in the subject of Forensic Medicine, as accreditation of the department has been achieved. Trainees will attend the training programme for a period of 3 years. During this period they will take part in the routine work as well as other activities of the department like seminars, workshops, group discussions and conferences.

Trainees will also rotate in different disciplines of the institution.

  1. Dentistry.
  2. Radiology.
  3. Psychiatry.

Trainees will also be rotated in various centers of excellence in the following ancillary specialties.

  1. Histopathology
  2. Molecular Biology
  3. Serology
  4. Analytical Techniques
  5. Clinical Toxicology

Following training programme will be conducted during stay of the training in the Forensic Medicine department.

  1. Clinical Examination (Medicolegal & Civil cases)
  2. Autopsy
  3. Toxicological cases
  4. Documentation
  5. Preservation of Biological Material
  6. Photographic / Audiovisual / Computer Skills
  7. Court Attendance
  8. Death Scene visits