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.


2018-19 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.

2018-19 Topics

July 17       Quiet Power:  the Key to Understanding Workplace Interactions
Aug. 21      Leaders vs. Managers:  Understanding and Leaveraging Distinctions
Sept. 18      Changes in Health Care Landscape
Oct. 16       Ethical Challenges in Clinical Teaching Environments
Nov. 20      Dealing with Difficult People   
Dec. 18      Humanities, Humanism and Justice in Health Care Education
Jan. 15       Personalized Time Management
Feb. 19      Mindfulness and Meditation: How Faculty Can Increase Personal Resilience
March 12   Strategic Planning: Putting Together a Business Plan
April 16     Giving Feedback to Trainees
May 21      How to Promote a Learning Environment for All Students
June 18      Striking the Right Balance: How Thoughtful Use of Graphics Can Elevate Your Presentation

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