Physician Outlook_Myiesha Taylor

Myiesha Taylor, MD, FAAEM, Emergency Medicine Physician

Dr. Myiesha Taylor is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician who is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Born and raised in Southern California in a household where science was celebrated (her mother was a Registered Nurse and her grandmother was a Licensed Vocational Nurse), Dr. Taylor decided to become an Emergency Room doctor after the untimely tragic death of her father, who was shot and killed during the civil unrest sparked by the Rodney King trial verdict.  She is the Founder and President of Artemis Medical Society, where she had the unique honor of working with Disney on creating the character DocMcStuffins (the show's creator named Doc's mother "Myiesha McStuffins").  Dr. Taylor is active in community service with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and philanthropy via Jack and Jill of America. Dr. Taylor has spent time in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she and her husband adopted a baby girl, and provided medical care to HIV/AIDS orphans in the city.   Myiesha is married to William Schlitz and is the mother of three wonderfully talented children.

EDUCATION and TRAINING:

Undergraduate: Xavier University of Louisiana, Summa Cum Laude, B.S. in Chemistry
Internship/Residency:King/Drew Medical Center (Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Chief Resident)

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

SoMeDocs
RxForSuccess Podcast
https://www.myieshataylor.com/