Aquifer—a non-profit organization—is known and respected for developing trusted, award-winning virtual case-based courses for health professions education. Aquifer courses are evidence-based, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated by our academic consortium, to support best practices in clinical teaching and learning. Aquifer cases build clinical decision-making skills through realistic patient scenarios.

66% of US osteopathic medical schools are putting Aquifer’s trusted, rigorous clinical learning tools to work for their students. Aquifer courses are also used in 95% of US allopathic medical schools and a growing number of physician assistant, nursing, and international programs. 

Building Clinical Confidence & Competency

Osteopathic medical programs across the country are using Aquifer cases to:

  • Provide consistent curriculum coverage for all students—even across multiple teaching sites and campuses
  • Remediate students with structured feedback that ties to exam content
  • Supplement or enhance clinical experiences for core rotations and electives
  • Hone clinical decision-making skills prior to exams
  • Build electives and replace lectures for specialties
  • Support accreditation requirements by ensuring coverage of key learning objectives
  • Share trusted teaching and learning resources with faculty to increase efficiency


User Stories

Learn how our subscribers are using Aquifer courses to advance their students’ clinical learning at:

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Learn More

Learn more about why Aquifer is the leading source of clinical learning tools—and explore our subscription options.

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Get Involved

Aquifer is excited to announce the creation of an Osteopathic Task Force. This group will bring the voice, interests, and experiences of osteopathic medical educators to Aquifer, and work to develop faculty development materials and teaching tools for osteopathic educators using Aquifer courses.

Osteopathic Task Force Details