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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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Sep 24, 2019

Episode length 29:59

These days we live in a world of healthcare and HPE where resources are limited – choices must be made; there are increasing demands for transparency; there is more scrutiny of costs and efficiency of spending. 

No voting on Methology but voting on Educational Impact starts at 27:00

Authors:  Maloney...

Sep 17, 2019

Episode length - 25:45

 The purpose of this study is

(1) to discuss the terms used in reference to clinical reasoning;

(2) describe how the research team categorized those terms in relation to the meanings inferred by each term and

(3) to report where there are disagreements in those interpretations 

Voting on Methods...

Sep 10, 2019

Episode length 24:10

*Now 32:45 with Dr. Thomas's rebuttal at the end of the episode*

This Evidence based Medicine paper tries to answer 3 important questions:

1. What are HP educators’ attitudes toward using educational research evidence to inform their teaching and assessment practices? 

2. To what extent do HP...

Sep 3, 2019

Episode 206 was originally aired in February 2019 and was a big hit with KeyLIMErs. This Episodes starts with a few out-takes from the last year - we hope you enjoy them.

Episode total length is : - 22:25

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Authors: Panagioti, et al,. 

Publication details: Panagioti,...