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.


2022-23 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. Currently, they are being held remotely. RSVP to the next session.

2022-23 Topics

July 19      Optimizing Course Content for Diverse Learners - Enhanced Techniques in Online Learning
Aug. 16     Emotional Intelligence 
Sept. 20     Working with HR
Oct.  18      Title IX and ADA Compliance
Nov. 15      Update on Evidence for Dietary Patterns and Overall Health
Dec. 20      Identifying and Dealing with Mental Health Issues 
Jan. 17       Academic Leadership 
Feb. 21      Interpreting Course Evaluations for Course Improvement
March 21   Occupational Safety - Impact/Reach
April 18     What do I Need to Know to Start a New Academic/Clinical Program?  From starting a New Program to Franchising an Existing One.
May 16      Cybersecurity in Healthcare
June 20      Sickle Cell Disease: Multidisciplinary Approach

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