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
  • 10 Year Accomplishment Report- view the work of the Office of Faculty Affairs over the last ten years.
  • 2020 Faculty Satisfaction Infographic
  • Faculty Affairs Annual Report

 

Date Event

June 21, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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Teaching Academy:
Demystifying Media Interviews: Tips for Success When Talking to Reporters

Tobin Klinger

Director of Media Relations

Rush University System for Health

June 23, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LINK

Meet the Expert: 
Mentorship: A Constant Throughout Your Career

Alejandro A. Espinoza Orías, PhD

Assistant Professor 

Director, Experimental Biomechanics and 3d Printing

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Rush Medical College

Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award
Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award
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.

Contact Us

The Office of Faculty Affairs is located in the Armour Academic Center, 600 S. Paulina Street, in Suite 1044.

Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs
Klaus Kuettner Professor of Osteoarthritis Research

Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Orthopaedic Surgery & Medicine (Section of Rheumatology)

(312) 942-6306
Susanna_Chubinskaya@rush.edu

Melita Isic, MBA, MHA

Director, University Affairs
(312) 563-1506
Melita_M_Isic@rush.edu

Dina Rubahka, MEd

Academic Program Manager
(312) 942-8873
Dina_Rubakha@rush.edu

Lori Davis

Database Manager
(312) 942-6827
Lori_L_Davis@rush.edu