Anne Sammarco, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor  
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rush Medical College
Role: Clinician, Faculty and Researcher
Joined Rush in 2018


I am originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. I graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. I have completed my residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio and a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. I have joined Rush in the fall of 2018 and have been continuing my research on the biomechanics of the pelvic floor while building a practice in Urogynecology.

What inspired you to get into your field?

Urogynecology or Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery is an amazing field where you encounter women with really impactful quality of life issues. From urinary incontinence to pelvic organ prolapse, we can make a huge difference in the lives of women.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

I love the direction of our department. We are focused on cutting edge quality care with an incredible team of staff and physicians.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

Mentorship was one of the main things I was looking for in a job. It is critical for career development.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

It is an incredibly rewarding field where we can make a big difference in the quality of life for many women.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

I love going out to hear live music, running and travel.