Rush Mentoring Programs

Rush mentoring programs

As humans, we build upon what others have already learned. That makes mentoring critical to success in any professional track, including health care. Rush University makes mentoring a cornerstone of its professional development efforts, allowing early-career faculty to learn from those who preceded them and giving experienced faculty the opportunity to keep their wisdom alive, vibrant and useful by bettering patient lives and professional careers.

Rush University houses four unique programs led by Giselle Sandi, PhD, director of mentoring programs. Sandi is an accomplished scientist who spent 19 years as a principal investigator, the manager of the Women in Science and Technology Program and the coordinator of postdoctoral programs at Argonne National Laboratory prior to joining Rush in 2013.

Under her leadership, mentoring programs at the University underwent critical transformations and we currently host programs in mentoring for researchers, educators and educational scholars, women, and postdoctoral medical professionals.

Programs are open to affiliates of Rush University and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.



Giselle Sandi, PhD
Director of Mentoring Programs

Giselle Sandi, PhD


Mentors’ Training Module

Mentoring Programs Contacts
Armour Academic Center
600 South Paulina Street
Suite 1038D

Chicago, IL 60612

Director, Mentoring Programs
(312) 563-3146
Program Coordinator
(312) 563-3130
General email