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Med Teach. 2017 Feb 16:1-2. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2017.1288865. [Epub ahead of print]

Bridging generation gaps in medical education: a "light bulb moment" at the Association for Medical Education in Europe annual conference in Barcelona.

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a Intensive Care Center , University Medical Center Utrecht , Utrecht , The Netherlands.
b Educational Center , University Medical Center Utrecht , Utrecht , The Netherlands.
c Department of Medical Education , Maastricht University Medical Center , Maastricht , The Netherlands.
d UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology , School of Medicine, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital , Dublin , Ireland.


Generation gaps have been described before and so have ways to deal with them. But they were mainly focused on the teachers. We would like to bridge these generation gaps, not only by creating awareness but also by learning from each other. This leads to better equipped doctors across all generations and promotes lifelong learning instantaneously.

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