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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.

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Feb 16, 2021

Episode length: 39:30

Author: Sawatsky et. al.

Publication: Coaching Versus Competency to Facilitate Professional Identity Formation Acad Med 2020 Oct;95(10):1511-1514.

Purpose: This week we return to another great paper by Sawatsky et al (including medical sociologist Fred Hafferty) from the Mayo Clinic. The authors set out to describe how coaching can promote professional identity formation in meded. What they really deliver is a powerful argument about the importance of assessment for learning in a CBME world.

Voting for Educational Impact: 34:17

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