Division Head and William Alan Hodson Endowed Chair of Neonatology
Medical Director, Seattle Children's Simulation Program
Associate Vice Chair for Regional Medicine
Clinical Interests: Neonatal resuscitation, procedural skills, and care of extremely premature infants.
Scholarly Focus: Medical education and the use of medical simulation to improve clinical skills and patient outcomes.
Research Funding: 2019‐2024 Patient Safety Learning Laboratory to Enhance the Value and Safety of Neonatal Interfacility Transfers in a Regional Care Network. AHRQ R18 HS027259. Role: Co‐I, Total award: $2,422,385
Administration/Education Roles: Locally, Dr. Sawyer is the Medical Director of the Simulation Program at Seattle Children's Hospital, Associate Vice Chair for Regional Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and the Director of Outreach Education for the UW Neonatal Education and Simulation‐based Training (NEST) Program. Nationally and internationally, Dr. Sawyer is the President of the International Pediatric Simulation Society, a member of International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Education Implementation and Teams Task Force, and a member of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee.