The Department of Forensic Medicine and Medico Legal was established in 1952, with the name Mediciana Forensic. Our department has delivered residency program in Forensic Medicine since 1977. The Department of Forensic Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine UGM-RSUP DR Sardjito in collaboration with Regional DVI team from West Java, Yogyakarta, Police-Medical Team and Australia’s DVI Team identified 21 victims of Garuda plane crash in 2007. A good team work resulted in fast and accurate identification process. Only within three days, all victims were successfully identified. This effort was appreciated by the Indonesian and Australian government as a good example of an effective and accurate DVI team work.
Our graduates can occupy various positions not only as government officials, but also in police department as expert advisor, doctor and/or many more works in their interest.