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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 3, 2023

Episode Length: 33:30

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. 

Last year's KeyLIME Holiday Special (2021) was our fourth edition and featured the following papers: 

1) Levy IM et al. Is Teaching Simple Surgical Skills Using an Operant Learning Program More Effective Than Teaching by Demonstration?  Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016; 474:945–955 (Lara's pick)

2) Han H-C  et al. Predictors of ManuScript Rejection sYndrome (MiSeRY): a cohort study.  Med J Aust. 2019;211(11):511-513 (Linda's pick)

3) Bauer GR. Biased Outcome reporting Guidelines for Underwhelming Studies (BOGUS) statement and checklist. BMJ. 2021;10(375):e067350.(Jason's pick)

4) Lee et. al,. Web-Based Surveys for Data Gathering from Medical Educators: An Exploration of the Efficacy and Impact of Follow-Up Reminders. ERIC. 2002 April (Jon's pick)

*No abstracts available for the four Holiday Special articles.

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