Call for Participation: Aquifer Pediatrics Associate Editors

January 12, 2024

Make an Impact: Work with Aquifer to Advance Medical Education

Aquifer—a unique non-profit organization dedicated to advancing healthcare education— is recruiting new applications to join our Aquifer Consortium as an associate editor on the Pediatrics board. To achieve Aquifer’s goal of comprehensive curriculum coverage, we are looking for professionals who will enhance cases focused on clinical reasoning in Pediatrics.

With 15 million virtual patient cases completed since our founding in 2006, Aquifer is the leader in developing clinical learning tools for medical and health professions education.


This effort will take place from March 2023 through June 2025 with an option for renewal, beginning in July 2026, for the subsequent academic year.

Application Requirements

  • Actively engaged in MD/DO/NP/PA student education in Pediatrics
  • Possess subject matter expertise related to the case content and able to commit to the proposed timeline.

Associate Editor Role

  • Responsible for the review of content to ensure it is accurate, up to date, and realistic and reflects best practices
  • Complete training as needed to participate in content review and other related processes
  • Provide strategic input into the content review process
  • Participate in research and innovation projects
  • Work closely with the Editors-in-Chief and Curriculum Specialists assigned to the Pediatrics Board
  • Attend and participate in monthly Pediatrics course board meetings
  • Attend and participate in the Aquifer Annual Wellspring Meeting (October 16th – 19th, 2024)
  • Serve as an Aquifer ambassador by contributing to scholarship and/or peer-to-peer engagement opportunities related to Aquifer work.
  • Maintain confidentiality about the content as necessary to preserve the full value of discovery for learners entering the case for the first time

Aquifer will provide a detailed letter for your educator’s portfolio and acknowledgment on our website in recognition of your contribution.

If you are interested, please apply below! You can also email Jenne Patterson, Aquifer’s Strategic Assistant to the Chief Curriculum Officer, at to answer your questions.

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