Julia F. Taylor

Julia F. Taylor, MD, MA, HEC-C

Associate  Professor

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Dr. Taylor is a pediatrician and clinical ethicist who specializes in board-certified pediatrician and adolescent and young adult health. She completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Indiana University, where she also received her master’s in bioethics and completed a clinical ethics fellowship. She currently serves as a member of the UVA Health Sciences Center’s Ethics Committee and is the current Director of the Ethics Consult Service. Her research interests include ethical aspects of fertility preservation and the care of transgender adolescents.

Recent Publications

Guertin, K.A., Repaske, D.R., Taylor, J.F. et al. (2024). Implementation of type 1 diabetes genetic risk screening in children in diverse communities: the Virginia PrIMeD project. Genome Med 16, 31. IF = 15.266 (2022)

Hashemi, S., Taylor, J., Marshall, M. F., & Childress, M. D. (2023). Medical Assistance in Dying: Going beyond the Numbers. The American Journal of Bioethics, 23(11), 97–99. IF = 6.434

Taylor, J., Vullikanti, M., Nelamangala, S. L., Boguszewski, K. E., & Marshall, M. F. (2023). Sexual &reproductive health information on minor consent forms for pubertal suppression and gender affirming hormones. Frontiers in Reproductive Health, 5. IF = 0.6 (2022)

Boguszewski, K.E.*, Woods, S., Ducar, D.M., & Taylor, J.F. (2022). Transgender and Gender Diverse Fertility Choices: Supporting the Decision-Making Process for Adolescents and Young Adults. The Journal of pediatrics, 240, 256-264. IF = 4.406 (2020), Rank 11 of 129 in Pediatrics journals

Nahata L, Chen D, Moravek MB, Quinn GP, Sutter ME, Taylor JF, Tishelman AC, Gomez-Lobo V. Understudied and under-reported: fertility issues in transgender youth—a narrative review. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019 Feb 1;205:265-71.

Hensel, D. J., Bales, C. L., Taylor, J. F., & Fortenberry, J. D. (2018). Leveraging a relationship-based sexual health framework for sexual risk prevention in adolescent men in the United States. Sexual health, 15(3), 238-245.

Julia F. Taylor, Mary Faith Marshall. (2018) A Decision Made Well. The American Journal of Bioethics 18:3, pages 18-19.

Taylor JF, Ott MA. Fertility Preservation after a Cancer Diagnosis: A Systematic Review of Adolescents’, Parents’, and Providers’ Perspectives, Experiences, and Preferences. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2016 Apr 21.

Williams R, Taylor JF. Four steps to preserving adolescent confidentiality in an electronic health environment. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2016 Oct 28(5):393-8

Runco,D, Taylor JF, Helft, P. Ethical Barriers in Adolescent Oncofertility Counseling. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Accepted for Publication. 39.1 (2017): 56-61.

Taylor, JF*, Williams, BL, Blythe, MJ. Healthcare reform, EHRs, and adolescent confidentiality. Contemporary OBGYN, 2015.