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Dr Philip Atkin

Dr Philip Atkin

Consultant/Hon Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine

School of Dentistry

Email:
atkinpa@cardiff.ac.uk
Location:
University Dental Hospital, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY

Summary

Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer in Oral Medicine

BDS Undergraduate Theme Lead: Human Disease/Clinical Medical Science for Dentistry

Clinical interests:

Oral medicine, special care dentistry, oral surgery (GDC specialists lists)

Medical aspects of orofacial disease and urgent dental care

Research interests:

Dental education, training and assessment at undegraduate and postgraduate level, at the interface of medicine and dentistry.

Heath and disease at the interface of medicine and dentistry

Examiner:

UK and Overseas for BDS professional examinations

Royal College examinations at Diploma, Membership and Specialty Fellowship level

Clinical Trainer/Educational Supervisor:

For specialty registrars in oral medicine, oral surgery and special care dentistry.

Formerly chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee for the Additional Dental Specialties (SACADS): Oral medicine, Oral Microbiology, Oral & Maxilofacial Pathology, Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology

Formerly member of the Examiner Panel and Examiner Board for the Intercollegiate Specialist Fellowship Examination (ISFE) in Oral Medicine

Research Theme

Learning & Scholarship (NHS)

Consultant in Oral Medicine (Cardiff and Vale University Health Board) - 2004 to date

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer (Cardiff University) - 2005 to date

Specialist Registrar, Barts & The London 2001 – 2004

 

Professional memberships

Fellow, British Society for Oral Medicine

Member, British Society for Disability & Oral Health

Fellow, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Fellow, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England

Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Fellow, Faculty of Dental Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Member, Association of Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)

Member, American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

 

Professional qualifications

FDS RCS England ad eundem 2009

FDS (Oral Medicine) RCPS Glasgow 2004

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Barts & The London, Queen Mary) 2004

MFDS RCPS Glasgow 2000

MB BS University of London (Kings College) 1998

MSc Experimental Oral Pathology University of London (Barts & The London, Queen Mary) 1995

BDS University of London (London Hospital Medical College) 1989

Professional memberships

Fellow, British Society for Oral Medicine

Member, British Society for Disability & Oral Health

Fellow, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Fellow, Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England

Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Member, Association of Dental Education in Europe (ADEE)

Member, American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

2019

2018

2017

2016

2011

2010

Theme Lead:

Human Disease/Clinical Medical Science in Dentistry (HD/CMSD)

Teaching:

Human Disease/Clinical Medcial Science in Dentistry

Oral Diseases

Dental Education – The Medicine and Dentistry Interface (Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Special Care Dentistry)

Published Papers

Special care dentistry trainee views on the medical and oral medicine elements of the specialist training curriculum. Atkin PA, Cunningham A, Andrews L. Eur J Dent Educ. 2019 Sep 13. doi: 10.1111/eje.12465

Redfining Medcial COmpetencies for an Oral Medicine Specialty Training Curriculum Using a Modified Delphi Technique. Atkin PA McMillan R. J Dent Educ. 2019 Aug 12. pii: JDE.019.137. doi: 10.21815/JDE.019.137. [Epub ahead of print]

Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences for Dentistry in Early-years Dental Graduates: Transition from Undergraduate Study to Clinical Practice. Atkin PA. Eur J Dent Educ. 2019 May;23(2):199-203. doi: 10.1111/eje.12420. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

Oral Medicine for undergraduate dental students in the United Kingdom and Ireland-A curriculum. Mighell AJ, Freeman C, Atkin PA, Bennett JH, Buchanan JAG, Carrozzo M, Crighton AJ, Escudier MP, Gibson J, Healy CM, Hegarty AM, Kerr JS, McCreary CE, Pemberton MN, Rajlawat B, Richards A, Staines K, Theaker ED, Willis A. Eur J Dent Educ. 2018 Nov;22(4):e661-e668.

Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry: Current state and future directions of undergraduate teaching in the UK and Ireland. Atkin PA, Thomas S, Cook RJ, Greenwood M, Bennett JH, Willis A, Donachie C, Ni Riordain R, Galvin S, Crighton A, Mighell AJ, Bakri I. Eur J Dent Educ. 2018 Aug;22(3):e588-e593.

Dental Students’ Attitudes towards understanding of health, disability and disease in dental patients in Wales, UK: a foundation for special care dentistry. Redford HE, Atkin PA. Journal of Disability and Oral Health 2017; 18(2): 43-52

Clinical medical sciences for undergraduate dental students in the United Kingdom and Ireland - a curriculum. Mighell AJ, Atkin PA, Webster K, Thomas SJ, McCreary CE, Healy CM, Gibson J, Crighton AJ, Dawson LJ, Smalley JO, Allan RB, Oliver RJ, Pattrick MG, Pemberton MN, Theaker ED, Poate TW, Buchanan JA, Greenwood M, Bee D, Yates JM, Crean SJ, Napier SS. Eur J Dent Educ. 2011 Aug;15(3):179-88.

Conference Organiser:

UK & Ireland Teachers of Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry – Topic: Assessment

Cardiff Marriott Hotel, March 2019

UK & Ireland Teachers of Human Disease/Clinical Medical Sciences in Dentistry – Topic: Curriculum

Cardiff Marriott Hotel, March 2017

 

Abstracts presented

Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) – Berlin August 2019

Title: Current and future assessments in Human Disease: A UK & Ireland Teachers Survey

Authors: *Atkin PA, Willis AM

Authors Affiliations: *School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom, Dental School, Queens University Belfast

American Dental Education Association (ADEA) - Chicago USA, March 2019

Title: Updating Medcial Competencies for Oral Medicine Specialty Training in th eUK: A Collaboration.

Authors: Atkin PA*, McMillan R      (PO-258. Journal of Dental Education February 2019, 83 (2) 188-24)

Authors Affiliations: *School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom, Eastman Dental Institute, University College London

British Society for Disability & Oral Health – London December 2018

Title: An evaluation of the knowledge, attitudes and experience of Oral & Related Systemic Diseases in Specialty Trainees from Special Care Dentistry in the UK and Ireland.

Authors: *Andrews L, Cunningham A, Henry L, Atkin PA.

Authors Affiliations: *University Dental Hospital & Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

 

Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE) – Oslo August 2018

Title: Human Disease/Clinical Medical Science in Early-Years Dental Graduates: Transition to Clinical Practice

Authors: *Atkin PA

Authors Affiliations: School of Dentistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

 

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