Professor Philip Cotton

  • Professor of Learning and Teaching (Medicine)

telephone: 01413308330
email: Philip.Cotton@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Professor Cotton is currently on secondment from his University of Glasgow post and serving as Vice Chancellor of the University of Rwanda. He welcomes contact from students, staff and colleagues who are interested in the work in Rwanda.

Professor Phil Cotton is based in General Practice and Primary Care. He is deputy head of the Undergraduate Medical School and academic director of Vocational Studies. He convenes the General Practice and Primary Care Education Management Group. He leads student welfare in the Medical School and also represents the School of Medicine on the Academic Standards Committee and Academic Regulations Working Group. He convenes the university's Retention Working Group. He leads the university's fair trade steering group.

His contribution to postgraduate education/CPD within General Practice and Primary Care includes delivering the MSc in Primary Care course "Effective leadership and management in healthcare", and contributing to other courses. He also supervises MSc research projects.

He is a GP in Springburn, and volunteer doctor for Freedom from Torture (Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture). He is director of St Andrew's Clinics for Children (STACC) and chair of Rainbow Turtle.

Esteem factors

  • Member of ASME council (Association for the Study of Medical Education).
  • External examiner at Barts and the London, Aberdeen and Dundee Medical Schools.
  • Referee for British Journal of General PracticeMedical EducationMedical Teacher, Family Practice, Scottish Medical Journal, BMC Medical Education, Medical Humanities (Journal of Medical Ethics).
  • Member of the Scottish Council of the RCGP and the UK Council.
  • Africa Lead for the International Committee of the RCGP

Research interests

  • Accountability in primary care
  • Medical education
  • International medical education and development
  • Professionalism
  • Refugee health
  • Asthma/COPD and communication skills

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Strategic Funding for Employability (SFC)
    Scottish Funding Council
    2008 - 2015
     
  • Glasgow supported self-management randomised controlled trial for patients with moderate/severe COPD-GSuST
    Scottish Executive Health Department
    2007 - 2010
     

Publications

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Number of items: 22.

2015

Cotton, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2015) Working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In: Nicholson, B., McKimm, J. and Allen, A. (eds.) Global Health. Sage: London. ISBN 9781446282502

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Goldie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2015) What makes a good clinical student and teacher? An exploratory study. BMC Medical Education, 15, 40. (doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0314-5) (PMID:25779409) (PMCID:PMC4358722)

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Goldie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2015) The influence of structural and institutional change on teaching and culture in clinical settings: an exploratory study. Medical Teacher, 37(2), pp. 189-195. (doi:10.3109/0142159X.2014.947943)

2014

Bikker, A. P., Cotton, P. and Mercer, S. (2014) Embracing Empathy: A Universal Approach to Person-Centred, Empathic Healthcare Encounters. Radcliffe Health. ISBN 9781909368187

2013

Cooper, M. J.F., Williamson, A. E., Walker, E. and Cotton, P. (2013) Education in global health: a role for the Student Selected Component (SSC). Alma Mata Journal of Global Health, 3(1), pp. 31-32.

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2013) Professionalism. In: Walsh, K. (ed.) Oxford Textbook of Medical Education. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199652679

2012

Bucknall, C.E., Miller, G., Lloyd, S.M., Cleland, J., McCluskey, S., Cotton, M., Stevenson, R.D., Cotton, P. and McConnachie, A. (2012) Glasgow supported self-management trial (GSuST) for patients with moderate to severe COPD: randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 344(mar06), e1060-e1060. (doi:10.1136/bmj.e1060)

Bikker, A.P., Mercer, S.W. and Cotton, P. (2012) Connecting, Assessing, Responding, Empowering (CARE): A universal approach to person-centred, empathic healthcare encounters. Education for Primary Care, 23(6), pp. 454-457.

Lohfeld, L., Norman, G., Goldie, J., Schwartz, L., Eva, K., Cotton, P., Morrison, J. , Kulmakan, K. and Wood, T. (2012) Testing the reliability and validity of a scenario-based questionnaire to assess the ethical sensitivity of undergraduate medical students. Medical Teacher, 34(8), pp. 635-642. (doi:10.3109/0142159X.2012.687845)

2011

Cooper, M. and Cotton, P. (2011) Torture documentation inside detention centres. Torture, 21(3), pp. 195-196.

2010

Mullen, K., Nicolson, M. and Cotton, P. (2010) Improving medical students' attitudes towards the chronic sick: a role for social science research. BMC Medical Education, 10(84), (doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-84)

2009

Smith, P., Cotton, P. and O'Neill, A. (2009) 'Can you take a student this morning?' Maximising effective teaching by practice nurses. Medical Education, 43(5), pp. 426-433. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03308.x)

Morrison, J.M., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Goldie, J.G. (2009) A medical education view on sociological perspectives on professionalism. Medical Education, 43(9), pp. 824-825. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03444.x)

2008

Goldie, J.G., Cotton, P., McConnachie, A. and Morrison, J.M. (2008) Can medical students' pre-curriculum performance on the Ethics in Health Care Instrument (EHCI) be used as a predictor of future academic performance? A pilot study. Medical Teacher, 30(3), pp. 334-335.

2007

Goldie, J.G., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J.M. (2007) Teaching professionalism in the early years of a medical curriculum: a qualitative study. Medical Education, 41, pp. 610-617. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2007.02772.x)

2006

Cotton, P. (2006) U-learning. Education for Primary Care, 17(3), pp. 275-276.

2005

Cotton, P., Benson, J., Laue, B., Sharp, D., Howe, A. and Hibble, A. (2005) U-learning: standards for practices and tutors in primary care. Education for Primary Care, 16, pp. 499-500.

2004

Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2004) What the educators are saying. British Medical Journal, 328(7455), p. 1547.

2003

Campbell, M., Cotton, P., Everden, P., Gerarda, C., Gruffydd-Jones, K., Neary, J., Ryan, D., Wagstaff, B. and Williams, S. (2003) General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 12(2), pp. 38-41.

2002

Cotton, P., Smith, P. and Lait, M. (2002) The ethics of teamwork in an interprofessional undergraduate setting. Medical Education, 36(11), pp. 1096-1097. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2923.2002.136214.x)

2001

Hill, W., Fraser, I. and Cotton, P. (2001) On patients' interests and accountability: reflecting on some dilemmas in social audit in primary health care. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 12, pp. 453-469.

1998

Hill, W.Y., Fraser, I. and Cotton, P. (1998) Patients' voices, rights and responsibilities: on implementing social audit in primary health care. Journal of Business Ethics, 17(13), pp. 1481-1497. (doi:10.1023/A:1006064118810)

This list was generated on Sun Aug 18 07:48:50 2019 BST.
Number of items: 22.

Articles

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Goldie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2015) What makes a good clinical student and teacher? An exploratory study. BMC Medical Education, 15, 40. (doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0314-5) (PMID:25779409) (PMCID:PMC4358722)

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Goldie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2015) The influence of structural and institutional change on teaching and culture in clinical settings: an exploratory study. Medical Teacher, 37(2), pp. 189-195. (doi:10.3109/0142159X.2014.947943)

Cooper, M. J.F., Williamson, A. E., Walker, E. and Cotton, P. (2013) Education in global health: a role for the Student Selected Component (SSC). Alma Mata Journal of Global Health, 3(1), pp. 31-32.

Bucknall, C.E., Miller, G., Lloyd, S.M., Cleland, J., McCluskey, S., Cotton, M., Stevenson, R.D., Cotton, P. and McConnachie, A. (2012) Glasgow supported self-management trial (GSuST) for patients with moderate to severe COPD: randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 344(mar06), e1060-e1060. (doi:10.1136/bmj.e1060)

Bikker, A.P., Mercer, S.W. and Cotton, P. (2012) Connecting, Assessing, Responding, Empowering (CARE): A universal approach to person-centred, empathic healthcare encounters. Education for Primary Care, 23(6), pp. 454-457.

Lohfeld, L., Norman, G., Goldie, J., Schwartz, L., Eva, K., Cotton, P., Morrison, J. , Kulmakan, K. and Wood, T. (2012) Testing the reliability and validity of a scenario-based questionnaire to assess the ethical sensitivity of undergraduate medical students. Medical Teacher, 34(8), pp. 635-642. (doi:10.3109/0142159X.2012.687845)

Cooper, M. and Cotton, P. (2011) Torture documentation inside detention centres. Torture, 21(3), pp. 195-196.

Mullen, K., Nicolson, M. and Cotton, P. (2010) Improving medical students' attitudes towards the chronic sick: a role for social science research. BMC Medical Education, 10(84), (doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-84)

Smith, P., Cotton, P. and O'Neill, A. (2009) 'Can you take a student this morning?' Maximising effective teaching by practice nurses. Medical Education, 43(5), pp. 426-433. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03308.x)

Morrison, J.M., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Goldie, J.G. (2009) A medical education view on sociological perspectives on professionalism. Medical Education, 43(9), pp. 824-825. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2009.03444.x)

Goldie, J.G., Cotton, P., McConnachie, A. and Morrison, J.M. (2008) Can medical students' pre-curriculum performance on the Ethics in Health Care Instrument (EHCI) be used as a predictor of future academic performance? A pilot study. Medical Teacher, 30(3), pp. 334-335.

Goldie, J.G., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J.M. (2007) Teaching professionalism in the early years of a medical curriculum: a qualitative study. Medical Education, 41, pp. 610-617. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2007.02772.x)

Cotton, P. (2006) U-learning. Education for Primary Care, 17(3), pp. 275-276.

Cotton, P., Benson, J., Laue, B., Sharp, D., Howe, A. and Hibble, A. (2005) U-learning: standards for practices and tutors in primary care. Education for Primary Care, 16, pp. 499-500.

Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2004) What the educators are saying. British Medical Journal, 328(7455), p. 1547.

Campbell, M., Cotton, P., Everden, P., Gerarda, C., Gruffydd-Jones, K., Neary, J., Ryan, D., Wagstaff, B. and Williams, S. (2003) General practitioners with a special interest in respiratory medicine. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 12(2), pp. 38-41.

Cotton, P., Smith, P. and Lait, M. (2002) The ethics of teamwork in an interprofessional undergraduate setting. Medical Education, 36(11), pp. 1096-1097. (doi:10.1046/j.1365-2923.2002.136214.x)

Hill, W., Fraser, I. and Cotton, P. (2001) On patients' interests and accountability: reflecting on some dilemmas in social audit in primary health care. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 12, pp. 453-469.

Hill, W.Y., Fraser, I. and Cotton, P. (1998) Patients' voices, rights and responsibilities: on implementing social audit in primary health care. Journal of Business Ethics, 17(13), pp. 1481-1497. (doi:10.1023/A:1006064118810)

Books

Bikker, A. P., Cotton, P. and Mercer, S. (2014) Embracing Empathy: A Universal Approach to Person-Centred, Empathic Healthcare Encounters. Radcliffe Health. ISBN 9781909368187

Book Sections

Cotton, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2015) Working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In: Nicholson, B., McKimm, J. and Allen, A. (eds.) Global Health. Sage: London. ISBN 9781446282502

Goldie, J., Dowie, A., Cotton, P. and Morrison, J. (2013) Professionalism. In: Walsh, K. (ed.) Oxford Textbook of Medical Education. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199652679

This list was generated on Sun Aug 18 07:48:50 2019 BST.