Making the Most of Your Subscription

With your institutional subscription, Aquifer provides a wide range of invaluable teaching and learning resources—available at no additional cost. We hope that you will explore—and make use of—the many tools available to you and your learners. 

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Free Courses & Cases

Educators use our interdisciplinary courses on key public health topics and clinical skills as capstone courses or for integrating individual cases with subscribed content into a custom course.

Exams and Assessment

Aquifer offers online validated, summative exams derived from national curriculum standards available through June 2022. A new formative assessment tool is currently in development for several of our courses. Learn more…

Aquifer Internal Medicine Clinical Decision-Making Exam in the key features format aligns directly with CDIM’s national curriculum. This exam, validated in a recent study published in Academic Medicine, is the first designed for use in U.S. medical schools utilizing the key features approach, which focuses on challenging decisions in diagnosis and management to target critical decision points.

Custom Courses & Case Library

Are you using the searchable Case Library to find the cases you need or discover new content? From there, it’s easy to pick and choose cases that fit your needs and build a Custom Course. Educators use this feature to assign a subset of cases, for longitudinal integrated clerkships, and to create special topics electives. With Custom Courses, you can assign specific students to the course, access tailored reporting, and easily create exam rosters.

Educator Guides & Resources

Aquifer’s Educator Guides provide a complete overview of each course, with integration strategies, feature overviews, access to additional teaching resources, and more. The Guides are ideal for new users, or for educators wanting to be sure they are taking advantage of the many resources and tools included with their subscription.

Additional Educator Resources, available for some courses, includes rich teaching tools like Flipped Classroom Workshops (Radiology), Case Analysis Tools, Real World Application Activities, and more. Learn more about our Educator Guides & Resources.


To access Educator Guides and Resources, sign in to Aqueduct and visit your “Courses” pages. Click on “Educator Resources” in the green bar at the top of your page to find the available resources for your subscribed courses.

User Story Videos

We encourage you to view our user story videos, filled with experiences from top health care educators using Aquifer. Find out how other programs are using the cases, benefits to faculty and administrators, and the results they are seeing in their students. Whether you are a new subscriber or have been using Aquifer for years, the videos below provide a new perspective with valuable insights into using our cases and content to maximize student engagement and teaching efficiency.

Training & Support

Aquifer provides customized training for all faculty and administrators at subscribing programs. In addition, our 24/7 online resources include interactive walk-throughs and step-by-step instructions. We also offer live tech support for both students and administrative users.

Mobile Apps

Aquifer’s iOS and Android mobile apps allow students to complete cases anytime, anywhere—including working offline!