we’ve changed our name—continuing and professional studies is now the center for innovative and lifelong learning.

with our forward-thinking, learner-centered, online and in-person continuing education courses and professional development programs, rush university is training today’s leaders to adapt to change and be prepared to lead and respond to health care demands, today and tomorrow. our expert faculty are skilled at providing the highest-quality instructional programming, guiding you step by step through the latest developments in the industry.

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are you considering shifting your career direction, trying to decide what’s next? or maybe you just want to stay ahead of the curve. the self-paced, interactive continuing education courses at rush university will help you develop skills to strengthen your professional profile and stand out from the crowd.

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people who are happy in their work live healthier, better balanced lives. our continuing education programs are designed for busy professionals seeking to knock down new educational doors for personal or professional growth. attend classes on site or online. we offer programs in bite-sized learning modules.

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tired of boring continuing education courses? our innovative programs of study are taught by expert instructors. exciting, interactive, relevant are all words used by past attendees of continuing education and continuing medical education (cme) couses at rush university.

Health care professional learning in a simulation lab

keep your staff energized with creative communal courses, designed to enhance team-building. our innovative team of professionals can convert your live training to an online format. are your current programs flat-lining? employees have different training needs. let’s create courses from scratch!

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why choose rush for continuing education?


rush university medical center is ranked #1 by vizient among leading academic medical centers. and we’ve been in the top five every year since 2013. learn more.


rush was named a top teaching hospital by the leapfrog group. rush is one of only 36 hospitals to receive this designation. learn more.


seven rush specialties were ranked in the top 50 by U.S. News & World Report - orthopedics, neurology, geriatrics, ent, kidney disease, gynecology and cancer. learn more.