Ryan Residency Training Program
UIC is an active Ryan Program. This program is a national initiative to integrate and enhance family planning training for OB/GYN residents. The UIC Ryan Program incorporates structured weekly didactics, journal club, and hands-on training for first and second trimester abortion care, complex contraception and miscarriage management. This rotation is consistently rated highly by our residents.
Ryan Program Director:
Erica Hinz, MD, MPH, FACOG
Medical Student Education
During the Family Planning elective, medical students have the opportunity to participate in counselling and provision of abortion, miscarriage and complex contraceptive care. Medical students also receive hands-on training in early pregnancy ultrasound. They will also learn about reproductive health policies impacting access to this care.