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.


2021-22 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.

2021-22 Topics

July 20       Things to consider when becoming a PI
Aug. 17      Building a Wellness Culture
Sept. 21      Advanced Techniques in Remote Learning
Oct.  19      Managing Self when Working Remotely
Nov. 16      Finding your Faculty Voice at Rush University
Dec. 21      Strategies for Financial Success in 2022 and Beyond
Jan. 18       Role of Nutrition in Chronic Disease Prevention & Management: An Overview?
Feb. 15      Telemedicine in Healthcare
March 15   How to Make an Effective and Interactive Online Lecture
April 19     Navigating Difficult People
May 17      Creating a Personal Brand
June 21      Media Coaching

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