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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Mar 13, 2018

One of the biggest ongoing controversies in medical education is around the role of experience in practice on patient outcomes. KeyLIMErs will know that we have previously covered several previous papers looking at factors that influence graduates’ practice outcomes, including time since graduation. The literature on this topic is mixed and conflicting.

Authors: Goodwin J, Salameh H, Zhou J, Singh S, Kuo YF, Nattinger AB.

Publication details: 

Association of Hospitalist Years of Experience With Mortality in the Hospitalized Medicare Population. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Feb 1;178(2):196-203.

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