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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 27, 2021

Today's episode is #4 of the 'Best of KeyLIME'. This episode first aired in December 2017.

Linda has chosen the paper this week which is a Research synthesis. The authors review the progress made in developing the key components for training educators and rewarding teaching excellence, explore reasons for the limited...

Jul 20, 2021

Today's episode is the 3rd 'Best of KeyLIME' for the summer break. This episode first aired in March 2019.

Jon picked today's paper which discusses the experience of shame in medical education.

Authors:  Bynum et al,.

Publication details: Sentinel Emotional Events: The Nature, Triggers, and Effects of Shame Experiences...

Jul 13, 2021

Here is the 2nd 'Best of KeyLIME' to be aired again over the summer break, like last weeks episode it is also from 2017.


Coming to you from ICRE 2017, this is our first of the two part KeyLIME Live where we were joined by co-hosts Glenn Regehr and Karen Hauer. Up first is Karen's selection, which explores a hot topic...

Jul 6, 2021

This is the first summer 2021 'Best of' KeyLIME episode. It was originally aired in November 2017.

This week’s paper aims to explore the impact of rudeness on the performance of medical teams. Jon shares: as a clinician, he thinks a lot about the function of...