Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at Vydehi is fully tuned to the study, application and subsequently judicious use of all the areas of medical and human body knowledge primarily aimed at assisting the law. Generally this requires a dedicated team of skilled personnel in carrying out routine services of autopsy, clinical cases examinations followed by proper reporting and dealing with any other medicolegal matter where opinion is sought by the investigating agency which is the Police Force in India.
Side by side with this there are educational programmes at undergraduate and post graduate levels, wherein a detail curricular teaching consisting of both theoretical and practical aspects are routinely done. Forensic Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Medical & Health Ethics, introduction to Legal aspects of medical care, Toxicology are major areas of teaching for MBBS in this department.. MD in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology course at the post-graduate level is also undertaken. All courses presently available and likely to be developed in future are/would be – as per National Medical Council and Medical Council of India directives and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences.