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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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Sep 30, 2014

In this episode: Jason Frank presents a paper he says demonstrates important framing around Med Ed outcomes. Length: 23:09 min 

Authors: Norcini J, Boulet JR, Opalek A, Dauphinee WD

Publication details: The Relationship Between Licensing Examination Performance and the Outcomes of Care by International Medical School...

Sep 16, 2014

In this episode: Linda presents a paper that may stimulate how you may think of your own institution Length: 17:10 min 

Authors: Guerrasio J, Furfari KA, Rosenthal LD, Nogar CL, Wray KW, Aagaard EM.

Publication details: Failure to fail: The institutional perspective. Medical Teacher. 2014. [ePub ahead of print]: 1-5. 

Sep 2, 2014

In this episode: Jon discusses a paper from the Journal of Surgical Education. Length: 16:43 min 

Authors: Shalhoub J, Vesey AT, Fitzgerald JEF.

Publication details: What Evidence is There for the Use of Workplace-Based Assessment in Surgical Training?. Journal of Surgical Education. 2014. (14): 1-10. PubMed Link