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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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Aug 31, 2021

Episode length: 42:33

Authors:  Gin et. al.

Publication details:  How supervisor trust affects early residents’ learning and patient care: A qualitative study  Perspect Med Educ. 2021

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Aug 26, 2021

This episode was first released in January 2019.

Episode 204 Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Teachers)

Tell me something, dear clinician-educator: In your institution, who is more likely to be recognized, your colleague the hard-core science researcher, or your most outstanding teacher? Who will make full professor sooner?

Aug 17, 2021

This Episode first aired in March 2019.

Programmatic assessment (PA) is one of the big 5 features of the competency-based era. (The other 4 components of CBME are: outcome competencies, sequenced acquisition of expertise, tailored teaching/coaching, and learning activities.)

So, what is this “programmatic...

Aug 10, 2021

This Episode was first aired on Feb 12, 2019, there have been 3, 429 downloads to date.

How did the Master Clinicians in your environment get their mastery ?

Episode length: 21:48

Authors:  Murthy VK, O'Brien B, Dhaliwal G.

Publication details: An Inquiry Into the Early Careers of Master Clinicians J Grad Med Educ. 2018...

Aug 4, 2021

Today's episode is #5 of the 'Best of KeyLIME'.

This paper originally aired in June 2019 and was chosen by the then new KeyLIME host Lara Varpio !

Lara was drawn to this manuscript because it deals with an issue that is of particular interest to her -  the move from being a mentee to being a mentor.

Disclaimer: The...