Assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology
Dr. Erica Hinz is assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology, director of the Ryan Residency Training Program, and director of the complex family planning fellowship at the UIC College of Medicine.
Hinz is fellowship-trained in complex family planning and provides comprehensive family planning services and contraceptive counseling for patients with complex medical problems at UI Health and its Center for Reproductive Health.
Her research interests include postpartum contraception, satisfaction and shared decision-making in contraception counseling, abortion policy and its impact on patient care and access. Hinz has participated in several advocacy initiatives on access to health and health policy during her residency and fellowship. She has written for online media and provided written testimony for the Illinois Reproductive Health Act.
Following medical school at the University of Connecticut and residency training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Hinz completed a fellowship in complex family planning and obtained a Masters in Public Health in health policy from New York University.
- Abortion policy
- Contraception counseling
- Health care access and policy
- Postpartum care
- Women’s health
Areas of Expertise