Dr. Rush has a strong background in outpatient medicine having completed his residency training in an ambulatory care environment. After completing his residency, he obtained the position of Director of Clinical Pharmacy at Physicians Inc., a pharmacist-directed disease state management clinic in an internal medicine practice. While at Physicians Inc. Dr. Rush provided disease state management services in areas including anticoagulation, heart failure, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, smoking cessation, weight loss, thyroid disease, and peripheral arterial disease. Additionally while at Physicians Inc., he obtained status as a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). Dr. Rush also had a strong focus in the education and training of young pharmacists having served as a preceptor and assistant clinical professor of pharmacy for Ohio Northern University and as the Residency Program Director for Physicians Inc./Ohio Northern University from 2006-2010. As a result of his efforts, he was awarded the Ohio Northern University Preceptor of The Year Award in 2010. In 2010 Dr. Rush became the director of ONU HealthWise, an employee disease state and medication therapy management clinic for the employees and retirees of Ohio Northern University and their families. The clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of certified diabetes educators, exercise physiologists, nurses, nutrition coaches, pharmacists and PGY-1 pharmacy residents focusing on providing preventive health services and monitoring of chronic conditions including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and tobacco abuse. In addition to establishing and directing this new clinic, his duties also include serving as preceptor to two university-supported PGY1 residencies with rotations in the employee health clinic and as the residency program director for a multisite PGY1 residency encompassing the employee health clinic, a rural health-system, and a physician office practice in family medicine.