The relationship between the teacher and the student is changing as information becomes more readily available, and the science of education is evolving in parallel.

The question then is: what is expected from the modern teacher in medicine? As young physician professionals from all regions of the world, we asked ourselves: how should this question be answered? This paper was motivated by the shared concerns and recommendations that we, as a team of Young Physician Leaders (footnote on the program) presented at the Global Health Summit held in Berlin in October, 2015 and by our subsequent discussions.

This article has been written by some members of the Young Physician Leaders 2015 cohort.