Elliot Martin, reflects on their involvement in educational projects and workshops as being the most fulfilling educational part of their training and continued development as a doctor.
Dr Martin is Director of Medical Psychiatry at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, MA, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
There has been a lot of talk about reforming medical education. Reading through the American Medical Association’s “Accelerating Change in Medical Education” proposals to reform both medical school and graduate medical education, “innovation” certainly remains the buzzword of the day.1 Ironically, this seems to reflect more of an old-fashioned “keeping up with the times” mentality, with a general premise of breaking away from perceived dogma. .......