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Purpose The purpose of the Working Paper is to promote discussion about creativity in medicine and medical education. The intention is to develop a rich picture of the perceptions and insights of educators as to the way in which the idea of creativity is given meaning and operationalised in the field of medicine and medical education.
SIR—The view that the study of human ageing and health-care needs of older people should form part of the undergraduate medical curriculum is supported by the World Health Organization, the Royal College of Physicians of London and the General Medical Council [1–3]. Surveys in the 1980s showed that geriatric medicine was being taught in almost all medical… (More)