Jane Kramer, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Rush Medical College
Role: Faculty
Joined Rush in 1988


I was the pediatric residency program director for 14 years. My clinical work included pediatric emergency medicine and hospital medicine.

What inspired you to get into your field?

My love of children, acute care and medical education is what inspired me.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

The opportunity to combine my clinical and educational interests in a supportive environment is what excited me about Rush.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

Mentoring future generations of clinicians is the reason I chose to work at an academic medical center. Mentoring has been the single most satisfying aspect of my career.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

Be willing to meet people where they are.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

I enjoy reading, baking and walking.