About the profession
The Peoples' Friendship University of Russia and the Department of Forensic Medicine have concluded agreements on the joint practical training of department residents with the Bureau of Forensic Examination of Moscow and the Moscow region at specific forensic departments, where, upon completion of the residency programme, the graduates of the department will get a job as planned, i.e. their employment is guaranteed.
The purpose of the residency programme on the specialization “Forensic examination” is to train a specialist in theoretical and practical issues of forensic medicine in the scope necessary to successfully perform the duties of a forensic scientist for working in the Bureau of Forensic Examination. The main objectives of the training of residents are to consolidate theoretical knowledge in forensic medicine, acquire professional skills and increase the level of practical skills of a forensic scientist in the Bureau of Forensic Examination. In the process of training at the department, residents undergo additional training in forensic histology.
Medical residents are distributed to the units of the clinical sites of the department, where, under the guidance of professors of the department, they have the opportunity both to expand their knowledge and see its application in practice. Students analyze clinical events and this provides the opportunity to obtain a wealth of clinical experience during residency training.
The joint cooperation of the Department of Forensic Medicine of RUDN University with expert institutions in Moscow, the Moscow region and other cities of the Russian Federation, which provides for the work in structural units of these expert institutions at the second year of study, allows graduates of the department to get a job after completion of the residency programme. The department maintains liaison with expert institutions, where graduates of the department work, and directly with the graduates, through the conduct of joint scientific research with the presentation of scientific reports and the publication of research papers on the problems under study with the possibility of conducting thesis research. Upon completion of the residency programme, the students have the opportunity to enroll in the postgraduate programme on the specialization “Forensic medicine”.