Rush Postdoctoral Society

The Rush Postdoctoral Society, founded in 2013, is where you’ll share your successes and ideas with your postdoc peers at Rush University. By also becoming a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association, you’ll have access to additional resources through the association’s website.

Starting July 1, 2017 the Office of Faculty Affairs, Mentoring Programs, and the Rush Postdoctoral Society will grant postdocs a cerficate of program completion.  To be eligible, postdocs must attend a minimum of six Professional Development Training Courses through the Office of Rush Mentoring Programs in accordance with the National Postdoctoral Association Core Competencies during their tenure at Rush.  The office will check the attendance database to confirm participation.  You will receive a pdf file of your cerficiate once you complete the postdoc cerficate form

Ready to become a member? Please see these instructions.



Who are postdocs?

According to the National Postdoctoral Association, a postdoc is “an individual who has received a doctoral degree (or equivalent) and is engaged in a temporary and defined period of mentored advanced training to enhance the professional skills and research independence needed to pursue his or her chosen career path.”

Rush Postdoctoral Society advisers:

Giselle Sandi, PhD - Director, Research and Teaching Mentoring Programs

Rick Sumner, PhD - The Mary Lou Bell McGrew Presidential Professor for Medical Research and Chairperson, Cell & Molecular Medicine

2017-2018 board members:

Allison Gaffey - Department of Behavioral Sciences

Brittney Lange-Maia - Department of Internal Medicine

Douglas Roehler - Department of Pediatrics

Kajal Gupta - Department of Internal Medicine

Matthew Meagher - Department of Cell & Molecular Medicine

Meghan Moran, PhD - Department of Cell & Molecular Medicine

Rachel Miller, PhD - Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Ryan Ross, PhD - Department of Cell & Molecular Medicine

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