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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.


2023-24 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 noon to 1 p.m. Currently, they are being held remotely. RSVP for the next session.

2023-24 Topics

July 18    Strengthening Professional Brand/Maximizing Impact in Social Media
Aug. 15   Author Metrics: What They Are and How to Use Them
Sept. 19   Business Principles are Key to Preserving the Current Healthcare System and Enabling it to Evolve to Meet Community Needs
Oct. 17    Appreciative Inquiry: A Tool for Creating a Collective Vision
Nov. 21   Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Basics
Dec. 19   Operationalizing Hospital-at-Home 
Jan. 16    Qualitative Research Methodology: An Overview
Feb. 20    Research Integrity
March 19  Responsible AI: Prioritizing Patient Safety, Privacy, and Ethical Consideration
April 16    Expanding use of Marijuana and Health Risks
May 21     Interest-based Relational Approach to Conflict Resolution
June  18    4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health System Into Each of the Colleges

View past Teaching Academy session videos and handouts


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

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. 

Contact Faculty Affairs

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