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Gloria Elam MD, MPH, FACOG

Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

Associate Department Head of Clinical Affairs

Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion

Division of Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Center for Women’s Health:
Phone: (312) 413-7500
Fax: (312) 413-8331

Miles Square Health Center:
Phone: (312) 996-2000

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 355-1661
Fax: (312) 996-4238

Medical School Residency Graduate
Meharry Medical College Michael Reese Hospital University of Illinois at Chicago


Dr. Gloria Elam holds several leadership positions within the Department and the College of Medicine.  She is Director of College of Medicine Urban Health Program and a member of the Medical Executive Committee.

Dr. Elam also 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.  In 2014, Dr. Elam received the College of Medicine OBGYN Faculty of the Year Award.

Dr. Elam’s clinical practice covers all aspects of general obstetrics and gynecology with a focus on menopause and fibroid management.

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