Education is not an industrial process; it is a human one.

In the Dec. 10 edition of The Atlantic Monthly, Richard Gunderman, MD. PhD., examines different sets of components of excellence in medical education:  curriculum, instructional methods, and assessment techniques AND creativity, commitment, and inspiration of medical educators.  He focuses on the critical importance of fostering a generation of medical educators through support of medical education.  For the article see

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/12/great-health-care-requires-great-medical-educators/265906/