International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM)

Furthering of scientific progress in the field of Legal Medicine, especially by promoting collaboration and the exchange of information among specialists on an International level, by holding scientific meetings and congresses, by recommending guidelines in the different areas of Legal Medicine, and through Scientific Publications.

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AFMS summer courses 2023

Diploma course in Forensic Human Identification

Diploma course in Management of the Dead


Bratislava, Slovakia 28.05.2023 - 30.05.2023

ISFRI 2023

Organizer: Department of Forensic Medicine at the University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse Location: Toulouse, France From: 25/05/2023 To: 27/05/2023


Location: Shillong Meghalaya, India From: 1 June 2023 To: 4 June 2023 Description: 12th International Conference of Indian Academy of Medicolegal Experts with me as Organising President and Hony. President IAMLE Website: [button...

IALM Statement

The IALM endorses the ONU-DH declaration on support of the human right defenders Ana Lorena Delgadillo and Mercedes Doretti, as well as the journalist Marcela Turati in relation with the investigation open by the General Prosecutor of the Mexican Republic due to their active participation and leading role in the identification of the victims of San Fernando massacre. Expert independence is key for justice and this type of actions deserves our absolute rejection.

Covid-19 useful information for forensic pathologists

Four documents to be downloaded: 

  • Risks posed by dead bodies after disasters
  • COVID-19 Guidance Postmortem Specimens | CDC
  • Briefing on COVID-19

International Journal of Legal Medicine

Volume 135, supplement issue 1, May 2021

25th Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine, Virtual Edition, June 1st to 4th, 2021.

3 articles in this issue

Angel Carracedo
IALM President

Welcome Message from the IALM President

Dear Members of the IALM, dear friends,

It is an honour for me to have been elected as new president of the International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM) and big responsibility as well.

First of all I would like to thank the work of the previous presidium under the leadership of Professor Davide Ferrara. The progress in internationalization and the combination of scientific excellent with humanitarian aspects have been impressive achievements of the previous board that we hope to continue during the new presidential term.

Our Academy is celebrating this year the 80th anniversary, a long record of activities promoting collaboration in the field and contributing to the scientific progress of Legal Medicine all over the world.

On behalf of new elected board I can only promise all our efforts to try to achieve these aims. We dream with an Academy where experts of the different fields of our discipline from all the countries can feel at home, exchanging ideas and knowledge so we can progress towards a better forensic science and therefore to a better justice.

Warmest regards to all

Angel Carracedo

IALM President