Taylor is a current fourth year medical school student at University of California San Diego pursuing residency in emergency medicine. She grew up in the San Francisco bay area before attending Harvard University where she graduated with a degree in human developmental and regenerative biology. At Harvard, she was a 4 year letter-winner and captain of the volleyball team and worked as a student researcher in the Melton laboratory studying the role of stem cells in type I diabetes. After her undergraduate education and before medical school, Taylor worked as a project manager for Human Care Systems in San Francisco, a small startup focused on improving patient outcomes through online patient support programs.
During medical school, Taylor has continued to pursue her research interests with multiple projects in the emergency medicine department at UCSD. She has demonstrated a commitment to and love for underserved medical communities. She is continuing her 5th year working with the UCSD student-run free clinic and over the past two years has also become involved with a mobile clinic in Tijuana and a local clinic serving US asylum seekers, both of which aim to provide basic healthcare needs to the local underserved, homeless, and uninsured populations. Outside of school, she has a passion for public health and injury prevention, acting as the founder for the San Diego Chapter of SAFE (Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic) and initiating multiple research projects related to firearm injury prevention. At Cambridge Coaching, Taylor specializes in biology tutoring at the high school and college level. She also is a keen
Tutoring and counseling has always been an important part of Taylor’s life starting with her first high school job as an after school tutor and many counseling and tutoring roles held since.