The General Practice and Forensic & Legal Medicine section comprises academic specialists that traditionally operate outside the acute or specialist hospital environment.
The General Practice group is responsible for teaching of general practice medicine and for the engagement of an extensive network of general practitioners within our teaching and research programmes. Prof Walter Cullen, UCD Professor of Urban General Practice is Head of Subject, General Practice.
The Forensic & Legal Medicine group is a specialist team with expertise in medico-legal affairs, ethics, forensic medicine, and for training of healthcare professionals as they engage as witnesses and expert witnesses with the courts systems. The subject of Forensic & Legal Medicine was previously led by recently retired Professor Denis Cusack.
The Section is led by Prof Gerard Bury, UCD Professor of General Practice.