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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.

We bring you the main points of a medical education article in under half a hour! Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each podcast.  

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Oct 16, 2018

Jonathan loves life-hacks. Today's paper is about electrical brain stimulation on medical students to improve technical skills !

Authors:  Ciechanski et al.

Publication details:  Effects of Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation on Neurosurgical Skill Acquisition: A Randomized Controlled Trial. World Neurosurg. 2017 Dec;108:876-884.e4. Epub 2017 Aug 31. 

View the abstract here

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