Dr. Tahlia Spector is physician-educator and author who is board-certified in Emergency and Internal Medicine and completed a Fellowship in Medical Education in 2007. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA and an Educator for Excellence since the program's inception in 2020. For fifteen years, Dr. Spector has taught medical students how to improve clinical skills, including history taking, physical examinations, clinical reasoning, and documentation. She has created individualized remediation plans, has developed in-person and on-line curricula, and has written examination content for the National Board of Medical Examiners. As Chair of the 3rd Year Preceptorship Clerkship and member of the Promotions Committee, she participates in discussions about policies that affect teaching and discusses the academic and personal challenges facing medical students. She has coached students, has written a book chapter on Remediation of Physical Examination Skills for educators, and is currently writing a book for medical students on how to master clinical skills to be an exceptional clinician. Dr. Spector also has both personal and professional experience with vaccine injuries, including medical chart review, writing medical expert reports and depositions for claims through the Dept. of Health and Human Services Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.