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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 9, 2018

A narrative review chosen by Linda Snell on Assessment and Feedback, are they a risky recipe for learning.

"An amazing paper - everyone should read it" ~ Jason Frank.

 

Authors: Watling CJ, Ginsburg S.

Publication details: Assessment, feedback and the alchemy of learning.Med Educ. 2018 Aug 2  [Epub ahead of print]

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Oct 2, 2018

In this paper the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto, set out explore how core curriculum leaders in their school perceived the new pharmacy competency framework. 

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Authors:  Paradis E, Zhao R, Kellar J, Thompson A. 

Publication details:  How are...


Sep 25, 2018

 “While several narrative and systematic reviews have begun to identify the characteristics of research-favourable environments, these reviews have ignored the contextual complexities and multiplicity of environmental characteristics. Therefore, the current synthesis adopts a realist approach to explore what...


Sep 18, 2018

Linda's selected paper tests the hypothesis that medical students with higher exposure to the humanities would report higher levels of positive physician qualities.

 

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 Authors: Mangione S et al

Publication details: Medical Students' Exposure to the Humanities...


Sep 11, 2018

Today's paper examines the Direct versus Indirect Supervision methods used in health professions education.

Does it matter how much time you spend with an attending on an Internal Medicine Ward? 

Although Jason likes the Methodology, there maybe a fatal floor in the logic.

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