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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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May 8, 2012

In this episode: Jason presents an article that discusses how  no validated index of clinical supervision exists, despite the fact that educators, learners, and health care decision-makers would all agree that clinical supervision is a critical activity. Length: 15:20 min

Authors: Byrne, J.M.; Kashner, M.; Gilman, S.C.; Aron, D.C.; Cannon, G.W.; Chang, B.K.; Godleski, L.; Golden, R.M.; Henley, S.S.; Holland, G.J.; Kaminetzky, C.P.; Keitz, S.A.; Kirsh, S.; Muchmore, E.A.; Wicker, A.B..

Publication details: Measuring the intensity of resident supervision in the department of veterans affairs: the resident supervision index. Academic Medicine. 2010. 85(7): 1171-81. PubMed Link

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