Communication Disorders & Sciences: Educational Activities

The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences provides professional training in speech-language pathology and audiology. Its programs are notable in that the education of speech-language pathologists and audiologists are based on the facilities and opportunities offered by a world-class academic medical center. In addition to didactic and clinical activities, students and faculty participate in journal clubs, rounds, and student/faculty development. Students and faculty benefit from presentations by distinguished guests who share research and clinical expertise in audiology or speech-language pathology. Special seminars and presentations on various health care topics are available to students throughout Rush University Medical Center. Faculty members are involved in the education of residents and students in Rush Medical College. Faculty participate in grand rounds for various medical specialties and provide in-service programs on campus for staff at Rush University Medical Center and at the Johnston R. Bowman Center for the Elderly.