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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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Oct 29, 2019

Total length of episode 38:17

This episode was recorded live at ICRE 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Jon presents paper first paper at 7:30

Purpose:  “…we sought to determine which interventions aimed at increasing under-represented populations are associated with meeting the desired outcomes of increasing the representation of these populations within the health professions student body.” 

Audience participation

1) 24:42 Stan Hamstra - @StanHamstra

2) 28:04 Paula Craigo  -

3) 29:05 Saleem Razack @SaleemRazack 

Methodology vote starts at: 32:04

Educational Impact vote: 34:26

Authors:   Simone et al.,

Publication details: What are the features of targeted or systemwide initiatives that affect diversity in health professions trainees? A BEME systematic review: BEME Guide No. 50 2018 Medical Teacher, 40:8, 762-780, 

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