Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Medical Simulation, Seattle Children's Hospital
Director of Outreach Education, Neonatal Education & Simulation Based Training (NEST) Program
Associate Division Head, Education
Univ. of Washington Box 356320
1959 NE Pacific St, RR542A HSB
Seattle, WA 98195-6320
Clinical Interests: Neonatal resuscitation and care of extremely premature infants.
Scholarly Focus: Medical education and the use of medical simulation to improve clinical skills and patient outcomes.
2018-2020 Next Generation Integrated Curriculum and Trainer for Neonate Resuscitation. NIH/NICHD R21 HD091687. Role: Co-PI, Total Award: $259,918
2019-2023 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: Dr. Sawyer is the Director of Medical Simulation at Seattle Children's Hospital, Associate Director of the UW/Seattle Children's Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program, Director of Outreach Education for the UW Neonatal Education and Simulation-based Training (NEST) Program, Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Simulation and Innovative Learning Methods, an Executive Committee Member of the International Pediatric Simulation Society, a member of International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Neonatal Delegation, and a member of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee.