Faculty Development

We are determined to enhance the quality of faculty life in the environment of multicultural competence by ensuring professional satisfaction in mentorship, career development, leadership development, skills development and gender equity.


2019-20 Teaching Academy Series

The Teaching Academy Series is for a monthly development session to enhance faculty skill and knowledge.  Each presentation focuses on a different topic; presentations are held every third Tuesday of the month from 12-1 p.m. in Room 994, Armour Academic Center. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to the next session.

2019-20 Topics

July 16       NIH Inquiries: International Partnerships and Foreign Influences
Aug. 20      Cybersecurity in Healthcare
Sept. 17      Big Data
Oct. 15       Nonverbal Body Language
Nov. 19      Viewing Patients as People, Treating the Whole Person and Cultural Elements   
Dec. 17      Team Science
Jan. 21       How to Leverage Strengths and Weaknesses in a Team, Team Building
Feb. 18      Communication Strategies
March 17   Integrating the 4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health System in University Curriculum
April 21     Emotional Intelligence
May 19      Teaching and Implementing the 4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health System  in Clinical Settings
June 16      Compensation Negotiation

Individual Consulting

Faculty members meet one on one with the Associate Provost to gain insights on career trajectories, promotion, mentoring, leadership opportunities, and any additional inquiries.

PowerPoint Presentation Consultation (NEW)

Faculty members can have their presentations (PowerPoint/ other presentation software) reviewed for structure, content integration, image usage, cohesion and clarity to enhance their product.

External opportunities

If you are a Rush faculty member and are interested in any of the opportunities below, contact Faculty Affairs to learn more. To hear directly from the faculty who have attended the conferences, visit the faculty experiences page. 

Faculty Affairs Contacts
Armour Academic Center
600 S. Paulina St., Suite 1044
Chicago, IL 60612