Introduction: Understanding Medical Education (Tim Swanwick and Graham Buckley).
1 Principles of curriculum design (Janet Grant).
2 Teaching and learning in medical education: how theory can inform practice (David M Kaufman and Karen V Mann).
3 Problem-based learning (Mark A Albanese).
4 Interprofessional education (Della Freeth).
5 Work-based learning (Clare Morris and David Blaney).
6 Learning medicine from the humanities (J Jill Gordon and H Martyn Evans).
7 Portfolios, personal development and refl ective practice (John Pitts).
8 Supervision, mentoring and coaching (John Launer).
9 Teaching and leading small groups (Peter McCrorie).
10 Lectures and large groups (Andrew Long and Bridget Lock).
11 e-Learning (Jean McKendree).
12 Simulation in medical education (Jean Ker and Paul Bradley).
13 Patient involvement in medical education (John Spencer and Judy McKimm).
14 How to design a useful test: the principles of assessment (Lambert WT Schuwirth and Cees PM van der Vleuten).
15 Written examinations (Brian Jolly).
16 Workplace assessment (John J Norcini).
17 Structured assessments of clinical competence (Katharine AM Boursicot, Trudie E Roberts and William P Burdick).
18 Formative assessment (Diana F Wood).
19 Self-regulated learning in medical education (Casey B White and Larry D Gruppen).
20 Thinking about research: frameworks, ethics and scholarship (Jan Illing).
21 Quantitative research methods in medical education (Geoff Norman and Kevin W Eva).
22 Qualitative research methods in medical education (Lorelei Lingard and Tara J Kennedy).
23 Evaluation: improving practice, infl uencing policy (David Wall).
24 Selection for medical education and training (Fiona Patterson and Eamonn Ferguson).
25 Managing remediation (Deborah Cohen, Melody Rhydderch and Ian Cooper).
26 Quality in medical education (Oonagh Corrigan, Kate Ellis, Alan Bleakley and Julie Brice).
27 Dealing with diversity (Antony Americano and Dinesh Bhugra).
28 Developing medical educators: a journey, not a destination (Yvonne Steinert).
29 Educational leadership (Judy McKimm and Tim Swanwick).