At least 15 reports have called for change in medical
education in the last decade ending 2010. The problems
facing medical education have been thoroughly elucidated.
There is remarkable congruence in the recommendations
of these reports. There reports have called for changes
in terms of integrating the educational continuum, need
for evaluation and research, new methods of
This article describes opportunities for scholarship in medical education, based on a brief overview of recent changes in medical education. The implications arising from these changes are discussed, with recommendations for focus, and suggestions and examples for making progress in this field. The author discusses 1) the historical context of