Gloria Elam, MD MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
Associate Head of Clinical Affairs
Director, Center for Women's Health

Gloria Elam

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Board Certification
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Medical School
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Master in Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

Obstetrics and Gynecology


Contact information

Center for Women's Health
P 312.413.7500
F 312.413.8331

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

820 S. Wood Street, M/C 808, Chicago, IL 60612 

P 312.996.7430
F 312.996.4238

Gloria Elam, MD MPH holds several positions within the department and at UI Health, our academic medical center. Dr. Elam is active within the College of Medicine as the Director of Urban Health Program and a member of the Medical Executive Committee. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and serves as a Board Examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  

Dr. Elam’s excellence in teaching and clinical practice has been recognized with honors at both the university and national level.  In 2013, Dr. Elam received the CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, for her exemplary work in promoting excellence in resident education in obstetrics and gynecology. 

Dr. Elam’s clinical expertise includes abnormal vaginal bleeding, family planning, menopause, general obstetrics and gynecology, and contraception. 

Dr. Elam has been awarded Castle Connolly Top Doctors® since 2013.