Dr. Tayloe Reappointed to AMA Council on Legislation

DavidTayloe_2Congratulations to David T. Tayloe, Jr., MD, of Goldsboro, long time North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) member, on his reappointment to the AMA’s Council on Legislation. This Council makes recommendations to the AMA Board of Trustees regarding proposed federal legislation and regulations, model federal and state legislation and principles and changes in existing AMA policy when necessary to accomplish effective legislative goals.

Dr. Tayloe, a pediatrician, brings familiarity with the complex legislative issues the council addresses and a wealth of leadership experience and distinguished service as a physician to his role on the Council.

He is recognized both in North Carolina and nationally for his leadership on childhood health issues, including chairing the NC Pediatric Society’s Ad Hoc Committee on Vaccine Liability. During his tenure as chair of this committee, the first state vaccine-related injury compensation program in the nation was implemented. He also served as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics and chaired the North Carolina Institute of Medicine’s Child Health Committee’s work group on Acute Illness/Infectious Diseases. He currently serves on the Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council.

At NCMS he was actively involved with our medical liability reform efforts in 2012. He has served as a delegate to the AMA since 2009 and was the chair of the AAP AMA Delegation in 2011. In 2003, NCMS awarded him the coveted E. Harvey Estes Physician Community Service Award.

Dr. Tayloe started as a solo practitioner in 1977 in Goldsboro and now serves as President of Goldsboro Pediatrics. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina and a Morehead Fellow in Medicine from the UNC School of Medicine, graduating with honors. Dr. Tayloe is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.



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