Dr. Crystal Taylor is a general surgery resident at Michigan Medicine. She was born and raised in Miami, FL and attended the University of Miami where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then went on to receive her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and subsequently completed her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Her research interests include improving care for surgical oncology patients.
Crystal currently serves as a resident leader for the University of Michigan LEAGUES fellowship which aims to expose underrepresented medical students to the field of academic surgery, healthcare outcomes and policy research, and advocacy efforts for marginalized populations. She also serves as a resident member of the newly formed Graduate Medical Education Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Oversight Committee at the University of Michigan.
- Undergraduate: University of Miami, 2013
- Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2020
- Graduate School: University of Miami, 2016
- LEAGUES Fellowship
- Graduate Medical Education Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Oversight Committee
Why Michigan Surgery
"Simple: the people. I was certain I would end up training in a big city for residency and had every intention to do so until my interview day at Michigan. Not only were the faculty and residents well accomplished but they were a kind and caring group that made me feel I would be pushed and supported if I were resident here. I took a leap of faith and have not been disappointed with my experience."
Life in Ann Arbor
"You can get pretty much anywhere in Ann Arbor in 15 minutes (unless it's football season). The winters are cold, but the summers are beautiful. People here are pretty nice. The campus really comes alive between August and April when the undergrads are around."
"Attending concerts, spending time with my coresidents, exploring Detroit, eating at new restaurants"