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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 26, 2023

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...

Dec 20, 2023

In this episode: Jon Sherbino presents a paper that looks beyond traidtional feedback and provides a new model. Length: 16:12 min

Authors: Sargeant J, Lockyer J, Mann K, Holmboe E, Silver I, Armson H, Driessen E, MacLeod T, Yen W, Ross K, Power M.

Publication details: Facilitated Reflective Performance Feedback:...

Dec 12, 2023

Episode length: 24:38

Author: Sukhera et. al.

Publication: The Implicit Association Test in health professions education: A meta-narrative review Perspect Med Educ. 2019 Oct; 8(5): 267–275.

The authors set out to synthesize existing knowledge about the IAT, about how and why it is used for teaching and learning...

Dec 5, 2023

Episode 272 was first released on July 14, 2020.

Episode length: 26:52

Author: Puschel et. al.

Publication: Academic excellence in Latin America: Social accountability of medical schools Medical Teacher June 2020.

Social accountability is a key dimension of and a standard of excellence in medical education. But what is...

Nov 28, 2023

Episode length: 28:46

Author: Young et. al.

Publication: A mobile app to capture EPA assessment data: Utilizing the consolidated framework for implementation research to identify enablers and barriers to engagement Perspect Med Educ June 2020.

Tech is never a solution for poor educational design. But, good educational...