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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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Aug 28, 2018

Methods Consult #4: Thematic Emergence and the Lady of the Lake
Further reading suggestions:
  • Varpio, L., Ajjawi, R., Monrouxe, L., O’Brien, B., Rees, C. (2017). Shedding the Cobra Effect: Problematizing Thematic Emergence, Triangulation, Saturation and Member Checking. Medical Education. State of the...

Aug 21, 2018

This week we have a re-run episode. It's Episode 173 'Ripped from the Headlines #3'.

If you'd like to hear 'Ripped from the Headlines #1 & #2'  they are Episodes 151 & 167.

The intro is a little different this week as a few of the many out-takes have been included. If you'd like to hear more let us know!!


Aug 14, 2018

Jon's chosen article tackles an intermediate step crucial to the functioning of a competency committee – the review and assessment of the learner portfolio 

 Authors: Andrea Oudkerk Pool, Marjan J. B. Govaerts, Debbie A. D. C. Jaarsma and Erik W. Driessen. 

 Publication details: Andrea Oudkerk Pool • Marjan J. B....

Aug 7, 2018

Linda's chosen article is from Perspectives in Medical Education discussing altmetrics and traditional measures of dissemination. 


Authors:  Lauren A. Maggio, Todd C. Leroux, Holly S. Meyer, Anthony R. Artino Jr.


Publication details:  Lauren A. Maggio, Todd C. Leroux, Holly S. Meyer, Anthony R. Artino Jr. #MedEd:...