Health Care Education Info and Tips

Rush University students

Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Clinical Nutrition

With a career as a clinical nutritionist, you can help patients address their health concerns by formulating nutrition and lifestyle strategies to reach their goals.

Two nurses in a corridor consulting a file

CNL vs. CNS: What’s The Difference?

Clinical nurse leaders and clinical nurse specialists are both graduate-level nursing roles. Learn about the differences and similarities between the two roles.

A audiologist conducts a hearing test on a patient in an audiometry booth

Audiology Career Opportunities

There is a growing demand for audiologists, and job opportunities in audiology are expected to grow by 16% from 2020 to 2030. Learn more about the career outlook for audiologists.

A respiratory therapist at a patient's bedside

Reasons You Should Pursue a Master’s Degree in Respiratory Care

Learn how the Master’s degree in Respiratory Care is designed to give respiratory therapists the skills needed for leadership, research, and education roles in the field.

A researcher's gloved hands interact with data on a laptop touch screen

Opportunities With a Master’s in Clinical Research

RUSH University’s master’s in clinical research program is tailored to the needs of its students, 90% of whom work full-time. Click here to learn more about this program.

Student completing online classwork using a tablet with stylus and a laptop

7 Tips for Success in an Online Classroom

With COVID-19 causing a surge in online education, students have had to adapt quickly. Find answers to common questions about distance learning, and tips for learning online.

A health professional wearing scrubs examines digital images of brains

Medical Imaging Science Careers: What You Need to Know!

You don’t need imaging technology to see the opportunities a medical imaging sciences career provides. See what this career path has to offer!

Medical students practice injections using prosthetic arms

Tips on Choosing Your Ideal Medical Specialty

Choosing a medical specialty is a major decision for your medical career. Visit our article where we discuss tips on finding the right medical specialty for you.

A man vaping while at his computer

How Weed Legalization Affects Respiratory Care

Changes to cannabis laws have been praised by some. In this article, RUSH University faculty explain the concerns that come with the legalization of weed and its effects on respiratory health.

Rush Graduate College students in the lab

What are the Career Opportunities With a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology?

Learn about the opportunities available in the growing biotechnology field.

Rush Medical College students in a lab

How to Become a Medical Doctor: Med School & Beyond

Looking to pursue a career as a medical doctor? Here we break down what an MD is, requirements for med school, and career options after receiving your MD degree.

A Rush nurse practitioner meets with his colleagues

Let’s talk about sex: Education and dialogue lead to better care of LGBTQ patients

When a colleague told Eric McIntosh that as a minority he’d have to advocate for himself during medical appointments, he knew something had to change.

Rush Medical Laboratory Sciences students

Careers With a Master’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science

Are you searching for a challenging career direction? Perhaps it’s time to get back in the lab and do some thinking that can change your life and the lives of others.

An interviewee shakes hands with her interviewer

What to Expect from a Grad School Interview

Congratulations! You landed a graduate school interview. But, don’t start celebrating yet. You’ll need to prepare for the interview if you want a shot at the coveted acceptance letter.

Rush Medical College student

How to Deal with Stress in Medical School

A rigorous school schedule coupled with non-academic demands can take their toll on medical students’ mental health. Learn some tips for managing this stress.

Rush audiologist with a patient

What is an Audiologist and Why Should I Become One?

Listen up! Audiology is a hot health care profession. Learn all about audiologists and the training required to become one.

Rush University student studying

6 Time Management Tips for Busy Adult Students

Older adult students often have more responsibilities outside of school than their younger peers. For these students, learning how to balance life in and out of the classroom is critical.

A researcher working in a lab

Why Pursue a Career in Biomedical Research?

Biomedical researchers conduct frontline research across the spectrum of bioengineering, brain research and neuroscience, new advances in pharma, and big data approaches to solving critical health challenges.

Rush University class in session

What is Allied Health?

Allied health tends to involve hands-on work and includes numerous and varied professions that serve a very different purpose compared to that of doctors and nurses. Learn about different allied health careers and why you should consider them.