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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 24, 2020

Episode length: 11:30

This is Lara Varpio's 8th Methods Consult.

Her other Methods Consults can be found here: - 

Methods Consult # 1 Episode 153 

Methods Consult # 2 Episode 163

Methods Consult # 3 Episode 170

Methods Consult # 4 Episode 185

Methods Consult # 5 Episode 209

Methods Consult # 6 Episode 208


Nov 17, 2020

Episode length: 30:28

Author: Brennan et. al.

Publication: Remediating professionalism lapses in medical students and doctors: A systematic review Med Educ. 2020 Mar;54(3):196-204. 

Dr. Sherbino refers to Episode [282] The failure of failure to fail formulations

Purpose : “What interventions are used to remediate...

Nov 10, 2020

Episode length: 32:10

Author: Shaw et. al

Publication: How biased are you? The effect of prior performance information on attending physician ratings and implications for learner handover Advances in Health Sciences Education June 2020.

Purpose : To determine whether prior performance information either positive or...

Nov 3, 2020

Episode length: 35:00

Author: Barber et. al

Publication: Social Accountability Frameworks and Their Implications for Medical Education and Program Evaluation: A Narrative Review Academic Medicine (online ahead of print)

Purpose: In this Academic Medicine paper ahead-of-print, the authors set out to conduct a narrative...