Oct 30, 2018
KeyLIMErs know that we talk about assessment a lot. Assessment has always been the sexier older sibling to other major aspects of meded, such as curriculum. Assessment always gets the publications, the grants, the exam committees, the competence committees, the appeals, the lawyers, the Karolinska Prizes, the...
Oct 23, 2018
This is Lara Varpio's 5th 'Methods Consult' for KeyLIME. Today's discussion is in response to the Mangione paper reviewed in KeyLIME Episode 188.
As a PHD trained scientist working in the field, it is of Lara's opinion that her job is to help others gain the skills and expertise needed to engage in Health Professions...
Oct 16, 2018
Jonathan loves life-hacks. Today's paper is about electrical brain stimulation on medical students to improve technical skills !
Authors: Ciechanski et al.
Publication details: Effects of Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation on Neurosurgical Skill Acquisition: A Randomized Controlled Trial. World Neurosurg....
Oct 9, 2018
A narrative review chosen by Linda Snell on Assessment and Feedback, are they a risky recipe for learning.
"An amazing paper - everyone should read it" ~ Jason Frank.
Authors: Watling CJ, Ginsburg S.
Publication details: Assessment, feedback and the alchemy of learning.Med Educ. 2018 Aug 2 [Epub ahead of print]
Oct 2, 2018
In this paper the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto, set out explore how core curriculum leaders in their school perceived the new pharmacy competency framework.
Let us know what you think at KeyLIME@royalcollege.ca
Authors: Paradis E, Zhao R, Kellar J, Thompson A.
Publication details: How are...