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Gloria Elam, MD, MPH, FACOG

Professor, Associate Head Clinical Affairs, Division of Academic Specialists

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Office Phone:

(312) 355-1661

Center for Women’s Health

Office Phone:

(312) 413-7500

Office Phone TTY:

(312) 413-8331


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.Medical School


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