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Gloria Elam, MD, MPH, FACOG

Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Director of COM-UHP

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

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Office Phone:

(312) 996-7430

Office Phone:

(312) 996-6491


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.