Dr Andrew Nicholas Papanikitas


Partner: Dr Andrew Nicholas Papanikitas, Academic Clinical Lecturer in General Practice, University of Oxford (Researcher and Educator in Healthcare Ethics and Values)

Preferred contact: andrew.papanikitas@phc.ox.ac.uk
Resident in: UK; Working in: UK; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Meeting/Conference, Policy/Commissioning, Publications/Postgraduate Ethics Education, Publications/Primary Care Ethics , Research/ethics, Research/education, Services/primary care; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Medical humanities/literature, Regulation, Law, Professional guidelines; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Primary care
Brief Description of Work: Main academic interest is in postgraduate ethics education and ethics and values in the particular context of primary healthcare. Working on ethics education as ‘translational ethics.’ PhD was a qualitative empirical study of Medical Education with focus on ethics education in UK general practice. Further research will seek further understanding of ethics and values in primary care. This will involve analysis of patient narratives, and educational research that explored the ways in which ideas are embodied in academia, education and practice. The interface between medical humanities (literature) and medical ethics education is also an interest.
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