Kimá Taylor, M.D., M.P.H., is the health legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland. She previously was a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellow in Minority Health Policy. She served as a community pediatrician at Unity Health Care in Washington, D.C., which offers comprehensive health care for the uninsured and underinsured. Dr. Taylor earned a B.A. and an M.D. from Brown University. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Georgetown University Children's Center in 1998 and received her M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2003.