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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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Dec 21, 2021

Four papers discussed for the KeyLIME Holiday Special.

Lara's choice: Is Teaching Simple Surgical Skills Using an Operant Learning Program More Effective Than Teaching by Demonstration?   I. Martin Levy MD, Karen W. Pryor BA, Theresa R. McKeon BA Clin Orthop Relat Res 2016 April 474:945–955

Linda's: Predictors...

Dec 14, 2021

Episode length: 29:28

Part 2 of the AAMC KeyLIME live event.

3. Lipman JM, Park YS, Papp KK, Tekian A. Content of an Educational Handover Letter From Medical Schools to Surgical Residencies: A Mixed Methods Analysis. Acad Med. 2021;96;S136-S143.

4. Colbert-Getz JM, Bierer B, Berry A, Bradley E, Han H, Mooney C, Szauter K,...

Dec 7, 2021

Episode length: 29:02

First two papers reviewed at the AAMC on Nov 29, 2021.

  1. Brondfield S, Lee K, O'Sullivan PS. The Cognitive Load of Inpatient Consults: A Covergent Parallel Mixed Methods Studay Using the Consult Cognitive Load Instrument. Acad Med. 2021;96;S119-S125.
  2. Burk-Rafel J, Reinstein I, Feng J, Kim MM, Miller LH,...