The mission of the Office for Faculty Affairs is to create a supportive, respectful and inclusive environment for the diverse faculty of RUSH University. Our focus is on institutional integration, specifically but not limited to faculty satisfaction and engagement, implementation of the strategic plan, pursuit of diversity goals, support for accreditations and faculty management including onboarding, appointments and promotions.
As part of faculty development, we provide resources to ensure faculty academic success through education, mentoring, professional and leadership development, advocacy, communication and recognition. The Office of Faculty Affairs oversees the Office of Mentoring Programs, the Office of Global Health and the Center for Innovative and Lifelong Learning.
Latest News & Upcoming Events
- The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) has announced the selection of Susan Chubinskaya, PhD as a Fellow in the class of 2022. ORS Fellows are the longstanding members of the ORS who have demonstrated leadership, expert knowledge, achievement, and contributions to the ORS, its Governance, and the field of musculoskeletal research.
- FY22 Annual Report
- 2020 Faculty Satisfaction Infographic
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Meet the Mentor:
Jitesh Pratap, PhD
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
RUSH Medical College
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Patricia Chavez, MLIS
The Offices of Faculty Affairs and Mentoring Programs have been honored with the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award for an organization. The national award recognizes organizations for their successful commitment to advancing women faculty in academic medicine and science.
The Office of Faculty Affairs is located in the Armour Academic Center, 600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1044.
Susan Chubinskaya, PhD
Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs
Melita Isic, MBA, MHA
Director, University Affairs
Dina Rubakha, MEd
Academic Program Manager
Administrative Assistant II
Lonhak Orch, BS
Faculty Management System Manager