Dr. Monica Maalouf is a primary care internist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago. She did her undergraduate education at the University of Chicago, where she studied biology and anthropology. She went to medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine.

As a faculty member, she is an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency with a specific focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is also Vice Chair of DEI for the Department of Medicine. She has helped develop curricula for students and residents and has spoken regionally and nationally on racism in medicine, health equity, and health advocacy. She has had several essays published in regional and national publications as well as in peer-reviewed journals and has won multiple teaching and patient-care-related awards.

Outside of her role as faculty, she is Co-President of Physicians for a National Health Plan (PNHP) Illinois and a Board Member of the Illinois Single-Payer Coalition. Her medical interests include HIV care and women’s health, with a particular focus on marginalized communities. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic.

Job Title

Assistant Professor


Loyola University Health System