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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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Apr 9, 2019

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Today's paper was chosen by Dr. Linda Snell discussing the shift in responsibility and the need to survive.

Authors:  Walzak et al., 

Publication details: Working in the dead of night: exploring the transition to after-hours duty Med Educ. 2019 Mar;53(3):296-305 

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