Peer Consultations

Educator-to-educator Support for Faculty

Connect with an experienced medical educator to discuss your questions and learn best-practices. We want to be sure that you are able to make the most of your Aquifer access. 

We’re excited to offer you a personalized academic-focused session with an experienced medical educator who actively uses Aquifer in a variety of learning environments, with different levels of learners.

Peer consultations can cover a range of teaching and curricular suggestions and guidance. Each call will be customized to your specific needs, with the goal of getting you quickly up-to-speed and making the most of your subscription.

Potential Topics

Curricular Integration & Online Learning
  • How can I use Aquifer formative assessment, cases, and Integrated Illness Scripts to develop Master Adaptive Learners? 
  • How can I be sure my students are seeing the types of patients they need?
  • What strategies can I use to help students develop clinical reasoning skills?
  • What do programs that are effectively using Aquifer do?
  • What are some quick ways to get started with Integrated Illness Scripts?
Different Learners & Environments

Aquifer is designed for students during their clinical rotations but can be used in a variety of ways:

  • Building electives
  • Providing clinical relevance to pre-clinical students
  • Challenging advanced students on special topics
  • Designing a fourth-year or residency bootcamp
Key Features for Educators
  • Calibrate formative assessment (FM, IM, Peds, and Radiology)
  • Integrated Illness Scripts
  • Track student work
  • Provide feedback by reviewing student summary statements
  • Explore the ready-to-use teaching tools included with some courses
  • Searchable content library and quick access to case details

 


Our Team of Educators

You will be talking to experienced medical educators who actively use the Aquifer materials in a variety of ways, with experiences that apply to a range of disciplines and levels of learners. Everyone you will be talking to is a faculty member at medical schools around North America and part of the Aquifer Educators Consortium


Schedule a Peer Consult

Please fill out the form below and Aquifer will contact you to schedule a peer consultation. Your responses will help the medical educator focus the consult to fit your specific needs. 

Any questions or issues, please email peer-consult@aquifer.org.

Thank you