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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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Nov 13, 2012

In this episode: The hosts of KeyLIME discuss “Hand offs in the Era of duty hours”, Academic Medicine. 87(4): 403-10. The article has 12 authors (all but 2 are trainers) and offers a number of suggestions on the transition of care - where errors are of great interest. Length: 15:26 min. 

Authors: DiRienzo CM, Frush K, Barfield ME, Gopwani PR, Griffith BC, Jiang XS, Mehta AI, Papavassiliou P, Rialon KL,  Stephany AM,  Zhang T, Andolsek KM.

Publication details: Handoffs in the Era of Duty Hours Reform: A Focused Review and Strategy to Address Changes in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Common Program Requirements. Academic Medicine. 87(4): 403-10 PubMed Link

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