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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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Oct 8, 2019

Episode length 25:55

This paper was selected by Lara Varpio it focuses on two important qualities for all clinicians to embrace and embody in their clinical work: empathy and compassion.

Voting on Methods at 22:30, and Educational Impact 23:27

Authors:  Krishnasamy et. al.,

Publication details: How does medical education affect empathy and compassion in medical students? A meta-ethnography: BEME Guide No. 57. 2019 Med Teach. 2019 Aug 7:1-12. 

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