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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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Apr 25, 2023

Background: As health education evolves, a pipeline of individuals who possess the competencies necessary to develop new curricular content and deliver it via novel pedagogies is needed. Clinician educators (CEs)* are increasingly an important part of the medical education workforce. 

The purpose of the review is to...

Apr 18, 2023

Today's paper was chosen by the new KeyLIME host Lara Varpio !

Lara was drawn to this manuscript because it deals with an issue that is of particular interest to her -  the move from being a mentee to being a mentor.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this manuscript are solely those of the authors and do not...

Apr 11, 2023

Jason's selected paper discusses Physicians with poor malpractice liability records may pose a risk to patient safety.


Authors:  Studdert et al.,

Publication details: Changes in Practice among Physicians with Malpractice Claims N Engl J Med. 2019 Mar 28;380(13):1247-1255 

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Apr 4, 2023

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 in Medical Residents Acad Med. 2019;94:85–93.

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