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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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Apr 9, 2024

In this episode: KeyLIME LIVE guest co-host Eric J Warm selects a narative review by medical ‘Rock Star’ van der Vleuten on 12 Tips for programmatic assessment. If there’s one thing the audience can take away from the ICRE 2016 Jason R Frank says these tips should be it! Length: 25:52 min

Authors: van der Vleuten...

Apr 2, 2024

In this episode: This podcast was recorded at ICRE 2016 Niagara Falls. Jon presents the first paper in the KeyLIME Live session which discusses the definitions relevant to a health professionals education scholarship. Length: 21:52 min

Authors: Varpio L, Gruppen L, Hu W, O'Brien B, Ten Cate O, Humphrey-Murto S, Irby DM,...

Mar 26, 2024

In this episode: Jason’s second podcast in Sydney is selected by guest host Anthony Llewellyn which summarizes the selection techniques to find the right person for the right job. onthewards produces weekly podcasts and topical articles aimed at medical students and junior doctors to help ease the transition from...

Mar 19, 2024

In this episode: Jason’s in Sydney for the first of two KeyLIME podcasts from Down Under with two guest hosts Anthony Llewellyn and Marie-Louise Stokes to discuss a prospective cohort study on traning milestones. onthewards produces weekly podcasts and topical articles aimed at medical students and junior doctors to...

Mar 12, 2024

In this episode: Linda reviews an article chosen by Medical Education. She calls it “When is a clerkship not a clerkship?” Length: 20:05 min

Authors: Worley P, Couper I, Strasser R, Graves L, Cummings B-A, Woodman R, Stagg S, Hirsh D and the Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC).