The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Family Medicine

Taylor A. Wright, MD

Assistant Professor

Clinical Focus

Resident Education, History of Medicine, Bedside Ultrasound, Obstetrics.


Medical School
University of Tennessee College of Medicine- Memphis, TN

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN


American Board of Family Medicine, 2016

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Family Physicians 2009 - Present

Tennessee Medical Academy 2009 - Present

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians 2013 - Present

Knoxville Academy of Medicine, 2013 - Present

Book Contribution

Dabbs W, Jenkins J, Wright T. Incontinence, Urinary Adult Male. In: Domina FJ, Baldor RA, Golding J, Stephens MB (eds), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2018. 26th Edition., Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2017.

Current Publications

Wright TA.
Acupuncture is ineffective for treatment of low back pain. American Family Physician. 2017 Dec 15;96(12):Online.

Current Presentations

Dabbs WS, Chamberlin S, Jeter J, Norman L, Wilson GA, Wright T. Can prudent prescribing practices of opioids be taught to residents and faculty using an audit tool? Presented at Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference (Invited Lecture); 2017 May 5-9; San Diego, CA.

Stevens A, Haynes J, Jenkins J, Wright T. Grow your own...(Faculty that is!). Presented at American Academy of Family Physicians, Program Directors Workshop and Residency Program Solutions, Residency Education Symposium; 2016 Apr 1-5; Kansas City, MO.


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