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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 30, 2013

In this episode: Linda presents a paper that uses marketing research concepts to investigate specialty selection by medical students. Length: 14:17 min

Authors: Weissman, C.; Schroeder, J.; Elchalal, U.; Weiss, Y.; Tandeter, H.; Zisk-Rony, R.Y.

Publication details: Using marketing research concepts to investigate...

Apr 16, 2013

In this episode: The hosts explore conflicts in external feedback for self-assessment with Jon's paper selection. Length: 18:34 min

Authors: Mann, K.; van der Vleuten, C.; Eva, K.; Armson, H.; Chesluk, B.; Dornan, T.; Holmboe, E.; Lockyer, J.; Loney, E.; Sargeant, J.

Publication details: Tensions in...

Apr 2, 2013

In this episode: Jon's choice of paper discusses O-Scores and closing the gap between volume and competence. Length:15:42 min

Authors: Gofton, W.T.; Dudek, N.L.; Wood, T.J.; Balaa, F.; Hamstra, S.J.

Publication details: The Ottawa Surgical Competency Operating Room Evaluation (O-SCORE): A Tool to Assess Surgical...