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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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Mar 28, 2023

Episode length - 33:24

The WHO has recognized that it’s hard to recruit and retain health workers in remote and rural areas and recommended clinical rotations in rural areas during studies. 

This paper is a ‘comprehensive literature review ‘ to assess the published evidence for the impact of rural rotations on...

Mar 21, 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:  Chan TM, Stukus D, Leppink J, Duque L, Bigham BL, Mehta N, Thoma B

Publication details: Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How You Can...

Mar 14, 2023

It's the perennial topic in Medical Education - 'Feedback' and what do we really know about the quality of feedback given in our clinical environments? This paper sets out to gather validity evidence.

Authors:  Bing-You R, Ramesh S, Hayes V, Varaklis K, Ward D & Blanco M

Publication details: Trainees' Perceptions of...

Mar 7, 2023

When was the last time you, dear KeyLIME listener, was observed performing a clinical task by someone who had some kind of power over your career? Was it a colleague as part of a simulation? An administrative leader? Was it at a conference? Was it a mandatory peer review? Was it comfortable for you? Did you change what...