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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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May 31, 2022

Welcome to the Summer of 2022 KeyLIME “re run” series! Over the summer months, we will be re-releasing some of our earliest episodes: Give some old favorites a listen or discover some episodes from our archive you may not have heard yet!

This week, in summer re run #1, the KeyLIME team goes all the way back to 

May 24, 2022

In this weeks episode:  Linda highlights an article that looks to summarise doctors' attitudes to Maintenance of Professional Competence (MPC) programmes in order to inform the development of these programmes and identify under-researched areas.

Episode length:  29:12

Author: Weise, A et. al.

Publication: Weise, A et al...

May 17, 2022

In this weeks episode, the co-hosts take a critical look at outcome evaluation, focusing specifically on the Kirkpatrick Model.

Episode length:  35:51

Author: Allen et. al.

Publication: Evaluation in health professions education-Is measuring outcomes? Med Educ. 2022 Jan;56(1):127-136

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May 10, 2022

Rotating through multiple clinical settings is a part of the training experience that has been shown to involve anxiety, high cognitive load, wasted time, disrupted continuity of care, new relationships, and patient safety risks. The study presented in this week's episode looks to determine how we can get better...

May 3, 2022

In this week's episode, Jon shares a study that examines first authors' accounts of authorship decisions on a recent multi-author paper, shedding light on the complicated nature of authorship decisions. 

Episode length:  33:11

Author: Konopasky et. al.

Publication: I, we and they: A linguistic and narrative exploration...