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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 26, 2021

Episode length: 31:22

Voting for Educational Impact: 26:15

Author: Biesta & van Braak

Publication: Biesta & van Braak, Beyond the Medical Model: Thinking Differently about Medical Education and Medical Education Research. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2020 32:4, 449-456

Purpose: To ‘inform discussion about...

Jan 19, 2021

Episode length: 33:05

Publication Using Learning Curves to Identify and Explain Growth Patterns of Learners in Bronchoscopy Simulation: A Mixed-Methods Study Acad Med. 2020 Dec;95(12):1921-1928

Author: Mema et. al.

Purpose : Enter the thoughtful work of Mema, Mylopulos, Tekian, and Park: Using Learning Curves...

Jan 12, 2021

Episode length: 28:11

Author: Thoma et. al.

Publication: Next Steps in the Implementation of Learning Analytics in Medical Education: Consensus from an International Cohort of Medical Educators J Grad Med Educ. 2020 Jun;12(3):303-311.

Purpose: From the authors:

“We sought to characterize barriers to the use...