Rush Educational Mentoring Program

Even teachers need additional training and borrowed wisdom. At Rush University, you can find such resources all in one place. The Rush Educational Mentoring Program was established to help educators at Rush University and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County build their teaching portfolio.

The Offices of Faculty Affairs and Mentoring Programs is deeply committed to offering outstanding opportunities for the professional growth of our faculty. We have created innovative, CE-eligible courses that address crucial leadership and professional issues for faculty in different stages of their careers.

Date: November 10-12, 2021
Format: Virtual - Zoom
Time: From 1:00 till 5:00 pm each day

We are inviting educators, clinicians, and researchers to participate in the virtual 3 day 2021 Teaching Excellence Bootcamp presented by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Mentoring Programs. This bootcamp offers an intensive training to help educators, clinicians, and researchers take their teaching skills to a new level. The CE-eligible course, which qualifies as CME-appropriate use of time, covers crucial subjects such as how learning theories have evolved, creating effective objectives, and course organization. You MUST be able to attend all 3 days to participate. If you are interested in participating, you can register using the following link: 2021 Teaching Excellence Bootcamp - Registration.

Early Registration Fee: $249 (Valid until 10/27)
Standard Registration Fee: $279
(Rush faculty can use LEAP funds.)

Registration Deadline: November 3, 2021 (Wednesday)


If you have any questions about the 2021 Teaching Excellence Bootcamp, please feel free to email us at mentoringprograms@rush.edu.


This year are offering a virtual 3 day Mid-Career Faculty Development Bootcamp that is tailored to the needs of Associate Professors and Professors. You MUST be able to attend all 3 days to participate.

January 19, 2021 (Tuesday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

January 20, 2021 (Wednesday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

January 21, 2021 (Thursday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

If you are interested in participating in the Mid-Career Faculty Development Bootcamp or have any questions, please feel free to email us a mentoringprograms@rush.edu.


We are offering a virtual 3 day Early-Career Faculty Development Bootcamp that is tailored to the needs of Instructors and Assistant Professors. You MUST be able to attend all 3 days to participate.

December 1, 2020 (Tuesday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

December 2, 2020 (Wednesday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

December 3, 2020 (Thursday)
3:00 - 7:00 pm

If you are interested in participating in the Early-Career Faculty Development Bootcamp or have any questions, please feel free to email us at mentoringprograms@rush.edu.