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Trudy TaylorMD, FRCPC

Associate professor

Division of Rheumatology , Department of Medicine , Division of Medical Education

Email: trudy.taylor@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-3818
Fax: 902-473-7019
Mailing Address: 
Division of Rheumatology
QEII - Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre
Suite 245 NS Rehab Building
1341 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 4K4
Research Topics:
  • medical education
  • rheumatology


Dr. Trudy Taylor is a rheumatologist and an associate professor of medicine. Dr. Taylor is director of the rheumatology subspecialty training program, co-chair of the Canadian Rheumatology Association resident pre-course and serves as the Atlantic Canadian representative of the rheumatology specialty committee to the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Research interests

Dr. Taylor has a keen interest in medical education. She and her colleagues are working to launch a certificate of medical education research at Dalhousie and to establish a self-assessment program for students. Dalhousie is among few universities in Canada pursuing self-assessment for medical students--appropriate application of the skill improves medical judgment and performance.