In this issue
Assessment: the gap between theory and practice
Serendipity – yet another nail in the coffin
Community-based education: is the effort worth it?
Kuo, Alice A.; Slavin, Stuart J.
Assessing the assessors’ assessment
Dauphinee, W Dale; Blackmore, David E
Mind the gap: some reasons why medical education research is different from health services research
Shea, Judy A
Standardized or real patients to test clinical competence? The long case revisited
Wass, Val; Jones, Roger; Van der Vleuten, Cees
Composite undergraduate clinical examinations: how should the components be combined to maximize reliability?
Wass, Val; McGibbon, David; Van der Vleuten, Cees
An outcomes research perspective on medical education: the predominance of trainee assessment and satisfaction
Prystowsky, Jay B; Bordage, Georges
Loss of British-trained doctors from the medical workforce in Great Britain
Goldacre, Michael J; Lambert, Trevor W; Davidson, Jean M
Assessment dispersion matrices
Hall, John C.
Do short cases elicit different thinking processes than factual knowledge questions do?
Schuwirth, L. W. T.; Verheggen, M. M.; van der Vleuten, C. P. M.; Boshuizen, H. P. A.; Dinant, G. J.
Audit and summative assessment: a completed audit cycle
Lough, J. R. M.; Murray, T. S.
Clinical assessment of dental students: values and practices of teachers in restorative dentistry
Manogue, Michael; Brown, George; Foster, Helen
The impact of formal instruction in clinical examination skills on medical student performance – the example of peripheral nervous system examination
Fox, Robin; Dacre, Jane; Mclure, Clare
Predictability of medical students’ performance at the Aga Khan University from admission test scores, interview ratings and systems of education
Rahbar, Mohammad Hossein; Vellani, Camer; Sajan, Fatima; Zaidi, Arif Ali; Akbarali, Laila
The attitudes of ‘tomorrow’s doctors’ towards mental illness and psychiatry: changes during the final undergraduate year
Baxter, H.; Singh, Swaran P; Standen, P.; Duggan, C.
An inter-university community child health clinical placement programme for medical students
O'Keefe, Maree; White, Deirdre; Spurrier, Nicola; Fox, Nicole
Does community-based experience alter career preference? New evidence from a prospective longitudinal cohort study of undergraduate medical students
Howe, Amanda; Ives, Galen
Designing a community-based fourth-year obstetrics and gynaecology module: an example of innovative curriculum development
Nicholson, S.; Osonnaya, C.; Carter, Y. H.; Savage, W.; Hennessy, E.; Collinson, S.
Historical analysis: a new approach comparing publications from inside and outside the discipline over time
Pereira Gray, Denis
Recent perspectives on clinical teaching
Parsell, Glennys; Bligh, John
Association of American Medical Colleges 39th Annual Research in Medical Education Conference