Jessica L. Taylor, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. She attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, where also served as a Chief Resident. She joined BUSM faculty in 2016. Dr. Taylor’s clinical work focuses on the care of patients with substance use disorders, HIV, and viral hepatitis. Her research interests include HIV prevention among people who inject drugs, implementation strategies for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), other infectious complications of injection drug use, and overdose prevention.
Dr. Taylor is the Medical Director of Faster Paths to Treatment, Boston Medical Center’s innovative, low-barrier substance use disorder bridge clinic. She also directs the General Internal Medicine PrEP Program and serves as Medical Director of BMC’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) ECHO, a tele-education series for providers and teams across MA. Her other educational roles include co-directing the HIV Pathway for internal medicine residents and serving as core faculty in BUSM’s addiction medicine fellowship program.
- Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
- Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
- Duke University, BS
- Published on 7/1/2020
Harris M, Johnson S, Mackin S, Saitz R, Walley AY, Taylor JL. Low Barrier Tele-Buprenorphine in the Time of COVID-19: A Case Report. J Addict Med. 2020 Jul/Aug; 14(4):e136-e138. PMID: 32433364.
- Published on 6/11/2020
Palfai TP, Saitz R, Kratzer MPL, Taylor JL, Otis JD, Bernstein JA. An integrated videoconferencing intervention for chronic pain and heavy drinking among patients in HIV-care: a proof-of-concept study. AIDS Care. 2020 Sep; 32(9):1133-1140. PMID: 32524827.
- Published on 3/23/2020
Rawlins-Pilgrim S, Wheelock A, Taylor J. PrEP in Student Health Services-a Call to Action. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Mar 23. PMID: 32206995.
- Published on 1/22/2020
Ricotta DN, Hale AJ, Freed JA, Taylor JL, Smith CC. Peer observation to develop resident teaching. Clin Teach. 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31968153.
- Published on 10/23/2019
Taylor JL, Walley AY, Bazzi AR. Stuck in the window with you: HIV exposure prophylaxis in the highest risk people who inject drugs. Subst Abus. 2019; 40(4):441-443. PMID: 31644387.
- Published on 8/29/2019
Palfai TP, Taylor JL, Saitz R, Kratzer MPL, Otis JD, Bernstein JA. Development of a tailored, telehealth intervention to address chronic pain and heavy drinking among people with HIV infection: integrating perspectives of patients in HIV care. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2019 08 29; 14(1):35. PMID: 31464645.
- Published on 5/15/2018
Taylor JL, Rapoport AB, Rowley CF, Mukamal KJ, Stead W. An opioid overdose curriculum for medical residents: Impact on naloxone prescribing, knowledge, and attitudes. Subst Abus. 2018; 39(3):371-376. PMID: 29432074.
- Published on 1/10/2018
Kershaw C, Taylor JL, Horowitz G, Brockmeyer D, Libman H, Kriegel G, Ngo L. Use of an electronic medical record reminder improves HIV screening. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 01 10; 18(1):14. PMID: 29316919.
- Published on 6/4/2015
Taylor J, Thomas D, Tornheim J, Meah Y. Hypertension Outcomes at a Student-Run Clinic for the Uninsured. Journal of Student-Run Clinics. 2015; (1):1-10.
- Published on 7/1/2008
Taylor JL, Smith PJ, Babyak MA, Barbour KA, Hoffman BM, Sebring DL, Davis RD, Palmer SM, Keefe FJ, Carney RM, Csik I, Freedland KE, Blumenthal JA. Coping and quality of life in patients awaiting lung transplantation. J Psychosom Res. 2008 Jul; 65(1):71-9. PMID: 18582615.