IMA PCB, Medicolegal Association of Maharashtra and Supreme Medicolegal Forum jointly organised this CME & Workshop on “Awareness of Safe Medicolegal Practice”. Almost 185 delegates including lawyers and police officers registered.
Dr. Mohan Pawar spoke about development of skills in Medicolegal Certification and how to collect evidence that helps courts convict criminals. Eminent medicolegal expert Dr. Jayant Navrange delivered a talk on the importance of communications skills to develop a doctor-patient relationship, which is a key aspect in minimizing complaints & violence against doctors and hospitals.
Dr. Rajesh Bardale enlightened the audience about proper documentation, evidence for police investigation and procedure to be followed between doctor, police and media in a case of violence. The CME was inaugurated by Chief guest Dr. Murlidhar Tambe, Deputy Dean BJGMC, Pune and Guest of Honour Dr. Ashok Nandapurkar, Civil Surgeon, Pune in the presence of Dr. Milind Sonawane, Organising Chairman, Dr. Prakash Rokade, Organising Secretary, Dr. Dilip Kamat, Patron, IMA PCB, Dr. Suhas Mate, President, IMA PCB, Adv. Sadhana Sonawane, Proprietor, Supreme Medicolegal Forum, Dr.Sanjay Devadhar, Imm. Past President and Dr. Sudhir Bhalerao, Secretary, IMA PCB.
Dr. Milind Sonawane briefly explained about the objectives of Supreme Medicolegal Forum. A souvenir was released on this occasion which consists of articles on various medicolegal issues and all medicolegal formats necessary for the medical profession. The Guest of Honour stressed that doctors of all pathies should keep aside their professional rivalry and unite in today’s alarming scenario of violence against doctors and hospitals.