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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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Jul 22, 2014

In this episode: Jon discusses the opportunities and pitfalls of big data in a commentary paper; Length: 15:32 min 

Authors:  Ellaway RH; Pusic MC; Galbraith RM; Cameron T.

Publication details: Developing the role of big data and analytics in health professional education; Medical Teacher. 2014. 36 (3): 216-22. PubMed...

Jul 8, 2014

In this episode: Linda discusses why narrative descriptions should replace grades for medical education. Length: 23:55 min 

Authors: Hanson JL, Rosenberg AA, Lane JL

Publication details: Narrative descriptions should replace grades and numerical ratings for clinical performance in medical education in the United...