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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 22, 2016

In this episode: Jon presents a commentary paper that discusses assessment by words not numbers. Length: 19:30 min

Authors: Cook DA, Kuper A, Hatala R, Ginsburg S.

Publication details: When Assessment Data Are Words: Validity Evidence for Qualitative Educational Assessments. Academic Medicine. 2016 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of...

Nov 8, 2016

In this episode: Jason chose a rare paper on accreditation, it’s large in both number of pages and sample size and discusses the patterns found in US residency clinical learning. Length: 22:15 min

Authors: Wagner R, Koh NJ, Patow C, Newton R, Casey BR, Weiss KB on behalf of the CLER Program

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