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Department of Forensic Medicine

The Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University is unique in that it is an academic unit which exists in...

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Course Information

VIFM, in partnership with the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, provides opportunities for training, education and research in...

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Becoming an Intern or Registrar at VIFM

Training for doctors in Forensic Pathology is available at the Institute as part of the post graduate training program...

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Education and Research

Department of Forensic Medicine

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The Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University is unique in that it is an academic unit which exists in parallel with a publicly funded, operational forensic medicine service facility (VIFM).

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Course Information

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VIFM, in partnership with the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, provides opportunities for training, education and research in a wide range of forensic medical and scientific disciplines.

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Research

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Since its inception 21 years ago the Institute, together with the Department of Forensic Medicine, has produced many significant research findings that have contributed to death and injury prevention and public health.

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National Coronial Information System

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Relevant information regarding death and injury can save lives. The National Coronial Information System (NCIS) is a database, housed and managed by the Victorian Department of Justice which provides a valuable resource for death and injury prevention research both nationally and internationally .

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Becoming an Intern or Registrar at VIFM

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Training for doctors in Forensic Pathology is available at the Institute as part of the post graduate training program operated through the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.

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Residential Aged Care Communiqué

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The Residential Aged Care Communiqué (RAC Communiqué) is an electronic publication containing narrative case reports about lessons learned from the Coroners’ investigations into preventable deaths in Residential Aged Care facilities.

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The Ned Kelly Project

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Scientists at the VIFM have identified the body of notorious bush ranger, Ned Kelly.

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Coronial Communiqué Archive

“The Coronial Communiqué” is an electronic publication containing narrative case reports about clinical lessons learned from patient deaths investigated by the Coroners’ Office. It was written, edited, published and distributed from 2003 to 2009 by the Clinical Liaison Service, a joint initiative of the State Coroner’s Office and the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. The […]

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