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Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed

Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed

Neonatology

On staff since July 2012

Children's Title: Director, Neonatal Perinatal Fellowship Program

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

"It's an honor to work in the newborn intensive care unit. To see a baby who was once critically ill go home with their parents, happy and healthy, is an amazing and humbling experience."

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Des Moines University Osteopathic Health Sciences Center, Des Moines
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

Residency

Pediatrics, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu

Clinical Interests

Medical care of extremely preterm neonates

Research Description

Medical education, including the use of medical simulation

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
1st Place, Research Award International Pediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops 2013
2nd Place, Human Factors Award Competition 11th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare 2011
3rd Place, Leo Geppert Research Award Competition American Academy of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar 2011
Best Quality Improvement Abstract American Academy of Pediatrics, District VIII Section on Perinatal Pediatrics 34th Annual Conference 2010
Commanders Award for Faculty Excellence Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 2009
1st prize, Section on Bioethics Essay Contest American Academy of Pediatrics 2008
3rd place, Howard Johnson Award Competition American Academy of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services Pediatric Seminar 2005
Medical Simulation Research Award U.S. Army Central Simulation Committee

Publications

  • Sawyer TL, Deering S
    Adaptation of the US Army's After-Action Review for Simulation Debriefing in Healthcare.
    Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare , 2013 : 8(6)388-97
  • Deering S, Sawyer T, Mikita J, Maurer D, Roth BJ
    The Central Simulation Committee (CSC): a model for centralization and standardization of simulation-based medical education in the U.S. Army healthcare system.
    Military medicine , 2012 July : 177(7)829-35
  • Sawyer T, Sierocka-Castaneda A, Chan D, Berg B, Lustik M, Thompson M
    The Effectiveness of Video-Assisted Debriefing Versus Oral Debriefing Alone at Improving Neonatal Resuscitation Performance: A Randomized Trial.
    Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare , 2012 June
  • Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed
    . Use of Medical Simulation in Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Programs
    Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine , 2012 : 5(4)339-345
  • Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed
    Term Neonate with Intracranial Hemorrhage and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
    Journal of Perinatology , 2012 : August(32)642-644
  • Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed
    Improvements in Teamwork During Neonatal Resuscitation After Interprofessional TeamSTEPPS Training
    Neonatal Network : 32(1)26-33

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Video-Laryngoscopy versus Direct Laryngoscopy for Neonatal Intubation: A Randomized UW Neonatal Bioresearch Fund $6,000 2013
Interprofessional Education Collaborative collection in AAMCs MedEdPORTAL Association of American Medical Colleges $2,000 2013