in this issue
Medical Education welcomes Shiphra Ginsburg
Safety for beginners
Towards a tighter link between supervision and trainee ability
A systematic review of resident-as-teacher programmes
A plea for the proper use of criterion-referenced tests in medical assessment
Year 1 medical undergraduates' knowledge of and attitudes to medical error
Assessment of competence and progressive independence in postgraduate clinical training
Doctor scores on national qualifying examinations predict quality of care in future practice
Repeated testing improves long-term retention relative to repeated study
Critical action procedures testing
Assessing ethical problem solving by reasoning rather than decision making
Rater and occasion impacts on the reliability of pre-admission assessments
Does the UKCAT predict Year 1 performance in medical school?
Do worked examples foster medical students' diagnostic knowledge of hyperthyroidism?
MERCI
list of reviewers for 2009