Today's students are tomorrow's doctors. The quality of education they receive is vitally important to the successful future of healthcare. Medical education as a discipline has a long history and has developed enormously in the past decade with the emergence of evidence-based teaching techniques, outcomes based curricula and assessment methods that are valid and reliable - however it will never be an exact science. It will always depend on enthusiastic teachers and ambitious learners who are hungry for new knowledge and skills. This thoroughly researched and fully referenced compendium of quotes has been specially selected to motivate and encourage medical educators who will find the themed structure vital in planning and delivering their courses. Students, too, will be inspired and nurtured in their learning.
Introduction. Curriculum. Curriculum development. Selection. Basic sciences. Undergraduate medical education. Postgraduate medical education. Continuing professional development. Revalidation. Assessment. Feedback. Evaluation. Medical education research. Learning. Problem based learning. Simulation. E-learning. Interprofessional education. Learning from experience. Learning from patients. Themes. Arts and humanities. Professionalism. Ethics. Knowledge and wisdom. Competence. Behaviour. Teaching. Teachers and teaching. Lectures. Supervision and mentoring. Leadership and change. Educational environment. Ambulatory care and general practice. Cost and value in medical education. Future.