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.


2020-21 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. generally in room 994A, Armour Academic Center or remotely.  RSVP to the next session.

2020-21 Topics

July 21       Educational Technology
Aug. 18      Engaging Students Remotely
Sept. 15      Multiple Levels of Simulation
Oct.  20      Where to Publish
Nov. 17      Strategies for Success in Conducting Educational Research   
Dec. 15      Teaching and implementing the 4Ms of an Age-Friendly Health Systems in Clinical Settings
Jan. 19       Assessment of Student Learing
Feb. 16       Accessibility in Health Sciences
March 16   Leveraging the “IBR” (Interest-Based Relational) Approach for Resolving Conflict
April 21     Things to Consider when Becoming a PI?
May 18      Persuasive Communication
June 15      Self-awareness and Social Awareness for Effective Problem Solving

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. 

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