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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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Jan 30, 2024

In this episode: Jon Sherbino’s chosen article on cognitive overload asks ‘can you teach too much?’ Length: 19:24 min

Authors: Sewell JL, Boscardin CK, Young JQ, ten Cate O, O’Sullivan P.

Publication details: Measuring cognitive load during procedural skills training with colonoscopy as an exemplar. Medical...

Jan 23, 2024

In this episode: Jason chose a paper that asks ‘Is bias in the eye of the beholder?’ Bias alert -  Jon Sherbino is one of the authors ;) Length: 21:45 min

Authors: Zwaan L, Monteiro S, Sherbino J, Ilgen J, Howey B, Norman G.

Publication details:  Is bias in the eye of the beholder? A vignette study to assess...

Jan 16, 2024

In this episode: Linda discusses: "Why do a masters degree in Medical Education?"  Length: 16:00 min

Authors: Sethi A, Schofield S, Ajjawi R, McAleer S.

Publication details: How do postgraduate qualifications in medical education impact on health professionals? Medical Teacher. 2016 Feb;38 2):162-7 

Jan 9, 2024

In this episode: Jon Sherbino discusses “see one, do one, teach one” and why this is not 21st Century methodology. Length: 13:36 min

Authors: Sawyer T, White M, Zaveri P, Chang T, Ades A, French H, Anderson J, Auerbach M, Johnston L, Kessler D.

Publication details: Learn, See, Practice, Prove, Do, Maintain: An...

Jan 2, 2024

In this episode: Linda Snell presents a paper on positive effects of social media on medical students. Length: 22:20 min

Authors: Chretien KC, Tuck MG, Simon M, Singh LO, Kind T.

Publication details: A Digital Ethnography of Medical Students who Use Twitter for Professional Development. Journal of General Internal...