Aquifer is excited to announce the launch of our Student Advisory Group. This newly formed board of medical and health professions students will provide essential feedback on Aquifer’s new learning tools.
Helping Build the Best Possible Tools for Clinical Learning
Aquifer is in the process of developing new assessments, Integrated Illness Scripts, cases, and other learning tools. Student voices and ideas are critical to ensure that our solutions provide the most value to students.
Student Advisory Group members are invited to preview and provide honest, in-depth feedback on Aquifer’s new developing learning tools, designed to be used in medical and health professions programs across the country. Feedback from this group will be used to optimize the technology and content in our tools, inform communications, and develop training resources.
After a competitive selection process, we are pleased to welcome a strong group of students from institutions around the country:
Julie Chew, United States University Nurse Practitioner Program
Parissa Ferguson, Bryant University Physician Assistant Program
Timothy Fisher, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Philip Jurasinski, Des Moines University
Priya Kantesaria, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hope Knochenhauer, Duke University School of Medicine
Andres Lopez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Brienna Milleson, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Wafa Nabi, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Evgeniya Rakitina, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Yana Salei, Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Sapna Syal, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Georgia Vasilakis, West Virginia University School of Medicine
The Student Advisory Group will work closely with the medical educators of the Aquifer Student Engagement Group, a working group of the Aquifer Educators Consortium, along with the teams developing Aquifer’s new learning tools. The Aquifer Student Engagement Group is led by Katherine Chretien, MD (Associate Dean for Student Affairs; George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences) and Jennifer Bierman, MD (Clerkship Director, Education Centered Medical Home; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine).
Aquifer—a unique non-profit organization—makes a big impact on medical and health professions education. Used in 95% of U.S. allopathic medical schools, 66% of U.S. osteopathic programs, and a growing number of physician assistant, and nurse practitioner programs—with over 13 million virtual patient cases completed since our founding in 2006—Aquifer is a leader in clinical learning.