Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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

We bring you the main you the main points of a medical education article in just 20 minutes. Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed. Earn MOC credits under Section 2 for each podcast.  

Click here to learn more about us!

CHECK OUT what our listeners are saying about us!

Don't miss an episode...SUBSCRIBE on iTunes!

Questions/comments/suggestions? Write to us at keylime@royalcollege.ca

Feb 28, 2017

In this episode: Linda presents an article that summarizes five contemporary theories about motivation to learn, articulates key intersections and distinctions among these theories, and identifies important considerations for future research - the hosts agree all Clinician Educators in training should have this article...


Feb 14, 2017

In this episode: Linda reviews a commentary and literature synthesis that aims to characterize the theoretical foundations of the Socratic method in teaching, and contrast it with pimping by introducing the construct of “psychological safety". Length: 18:05 min. 

Authors: Stoddard HA, O'Dell DV.

Publication details:...


Feb 1, 2017

In this episode: Jason has chosen today’s article to discuss how the ratio of teachers to learners is an important design factor. Length: 28:14 min. 

Authors: Loewen PS, Gamble A, Legal M, Shah K, Tkachuk S, Zed PJ.

Publication details: Learner-Preceptor Ratios for Practice-Based Learning Across Health Disciplines:...