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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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Jan 28, 2020

Episode Length: 28:47

Author: Dhindsa et. al.,

Publication: Individualized pattern recognition for detecting mind wandering from EEG during live lectures. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 12;14(9):e0222276

Today's episode was chosen by Jonathan Sherbino.

Does Mind Wandering during lectures have a negative affect on learning? In this...

Jan 21, 2020

Episode Length: 26:50

Author: Hu et. al.,

Publication:  Discrimination, Abuse, Harassment, and Burnout in Surgical Residency Training N Engl J Med. 2019 Oct 31;381(18):1741-1752 

This paper examines self-reported mistreatments among US General Surgery residents. 

"Could be paper of the year" Jonathan Sherbino


Jan 14, 2020

Episode Length: 30:15

Author: Tremblay et. al.,

Publication: Detection of ResidentsWith Progress Issues Using a Key Word–Specific Algorithm Journal of Graduate Medical Education, December 2019

The purpose of the study - The authors “sought to develop a novel computerized semantic analysis, which consists of an...

Jan 7, 2020

Episode Length: 21:06

Author:  Steenhof et. al.,

Publication: Productive failure as an instructional approach to promote future learning. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2019 Oct;24(4):739-749. 

Voting for Methodology and Impact: 17:32 


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