Remediation: Using Aquifer to Support Struggling Learners

May 21, 2021

Join us for an educator-led panel discussion webinar focused on how to use Aquifer cases to support learners who need more help in your curriculum.

In this session you’ll learn practical tips from colleagues across the country for diagnosing your learners’ struggles and using Aquifer cases to understand your learners’ needs, including how to use Aquifer cases to:

  • Provide additional content for knowledge gaps
  • Support clinical reasoning skills development
  • Support clinical skills development


  • Sherilyn Smith, MD – Aquifer Chief Academic Officer and Professor at University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Kindred Harland Shulgin, MS, PA – Clinical Assistant Professor, Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program – NYC Department of Physician Assistant Studies, College of Health Professions
  • Jensen Lewis, MSPAS, PA-C – Director of Didactic Curriculum, Physician Assistant Program, Case Western Reserve University
  • Elizabeth Stuart, MD, MSEd – Core Clerkship Director, Department of Pediatrics, Director of Clerkship Education, Stanford School of Medicine, Director – LPCH RAT/RATu Program

Table of Contents:

  • Introductions
  • Agenda: 2:34
  • Your students seems to be struggling, now what? 8:22
  • Aquifer Pedagogical Elements: Key Things to Know: 10:50
  • Kindred Harland Shulgin – Remediating Knowledge Gaps: 21:39
  • Elizabeth Stuart – Remediating Clinical Reasoning Skills: 27:13
  • Jensen Lewis – Using Case Analysis Tool for Remediation: 35:30
  • Sherilyn Smith – Using Breakpoints & Timed Note Writing: 40:30
  • Q&A: 44:45
  • Resources: 59:23

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