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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 24, 2023

This KeyLIME article is a scoping review, on how student-provided medical education influences clinical outcomes.

Authors: Vijn TW, Fluit CRMG, Kremer JAM, Beune T, Faber MJ, Wollersheim H

Publication details: Involving Medical Students in Providing Patient Education for Real Patients: A Scoping Review. J Gen Intern...

Jan 19, 2023

This is a KeyLIVE LIVE episode from Central Group on Educational Affair (CGEA) meeting in Rochester, Minnesota hosted by the Mayo Clinic of Medicine and Science..

Authors:  Mueller AS, Jenkins TM, Osborne M, Dayal A, O'Connor DM, Arora VM. 

Publication details: Gender Differences in Attending Physicians' Feedback to...

Jan 12, 2023

We're continuing the re-runs for a while, starting with the Episode that has had over 8,000 downloads since November 2018!

Jonathan Sherbino discusses a paper on the 'art of observation' and how it can be used to improve observation skills in medical ophthalmology students. Observation is often not provided explicitly...

Jan 3, 2023

Episode Length: 33:30

Welcome to the KeyLIME Holiday Special “re run” series!  We’re going to continue our trip down memory lane by sharing our annual Holiday Specials from the last four years. 

Last year's KeyLIME Holiday Special (2021) was our fourth edition and featured the following papers: 

1) Levy IM et al.