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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 30, 2012

In this episode: Linda leads the discussion on a paper she believes could be the best paper of the year on a hot topic: the effects of supervision on education and patient outcomes.

 Length: 13:26 min

Authors: Farnan, J.M.; Petty, L.A.; Georgitis, E.; Martin, S.; Chiu, E.; Prochaska, M.; Arora,V.M.

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Oct 16, 2012

In this episode: Jason's paper selection presents a novel method of educational clinic organization that redistributes patients to residents based on a more sophisticated workload model.  Length: 10:03 min

Authors: Young, J.Q.; Niehaus, B.; Lieu, S.C.; O'Sullivan, P.S.;

Publication details: A systematic review of the...

Oct 2, 2012

In this episode: Guest host Anna Oswald's paper selection observes the possible differences in assessment results between the web-based simulation of patients system and regular course exams. Length: 18:00 min

Authors: Botezatu, M.; Hult, H.; Tessma, M.; Fors, U.

Publication details:  Virtual patient simulation for...