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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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Dec 27, 2022

Episode Length: 31:14

Welcome to the KeyLIME Holiday Special “re run” series!  We’re going to continue our trip down memory lane by sharing our annual Holiday Specials from the last four years. 

Today's episode is our third holiday special from 2020.

Articles discussed are as follows:

1) Narula R et al. Humor as a Learning Aid in Medical Education. NJIRM. 2011; 2(1)

2) Myers KA. Can academic satire exist in the age of 'fake news'_Tracking the citation record of a 'holiday review' paper. BMJ. 2019;367.

3) Babenko O et al. Students perceptions of learning environment and their leisure-time exercise in medical school - Does sport background matter. Perspectives on Medical Education. 2020: 9:92–97.

4) Phillips D et al. Deconstructing Access Points. 2009.

*No abstracts available for the four Holiday Special articles.

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