Posted: March 31, 2020



Aquifer courses are evidence-based, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated to support best practices in clinical teaching and learning.

Aquifer is currently offering free access to a library of virtual patient cases to all North American medical schools and physician assistant programs through June 30, 2020. This includes 146 cases in the Aquifer COVID-19 response course addressing family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics, radiology; WISE courses (distributed by Aquifer on behalf of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine) with surgery and readiness for practice modules); and five courses on culture in health care, diagnostic excellence, high-value care, medical home, and oral presentation skills.




Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME)


Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning – Asynchronous
Educational Technology
Virtual Patient

Instructional Method(s)

Case-Based Instruction/Learning
Independent Learning
Self-Directed Learning


Patient Care, Virtual Patient, Asynchronous, Clinical Competency