Dr Taylor is a Consultant Physician in Medicine for the Elderly and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. She is a graduate of Glasgow University, and trained in the West of Scotland accrediting in both Geriatric Medicine and General Internal Medicine. She is an experienced PACES examiner, both in the United Kingdom and internationally, and regularly hosts the exam. Dr Taylor is actively involved in preparing candidates for PACES. Current non clinical responsibilities include Vice President Medical of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, responsible for medical education, training and continuing professional development, Chair of the Cardiovascular Section of the British Geriatrics Society and member of the Board of the British Society for Heart Failure.