Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, MBA, MEd

Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, MBA, MEd


  • Children's Title: Division Head, Neonatology
  • Academic Title: Professor, Pediatrics
  • On Staff Since: July 2012
"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."
  • Biography

    Taylor Sawyer DO, MEd is an attending neonatologist at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington Medical Center. He is the Director of Medical Simulation at Seattle Children's Hospital, and is also the Director of the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine. His academic interests are in medical education and the use of simulation to improve clinical skills and patient outcomes. His research involves the use of simulation for neonatal resuscitation and procedural skill training.

    Dr. Sawyer has received Advanced Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE-A) from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He currently serves as the Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Simulation and Innovative Learning. He is a member of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee, and he is on the Neonatal Delegation to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation.

    Board Certification(s)

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


    Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
    University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA


    Tripler Army Medical Center, Tripler AMC, HI


    Tripler Army Medical Center, Tripler AMC, HI

    Clinical Interests

    Medical care of extremely preterm neonates

    Research Description

    Dr. Sawyer is the Director of Medical Simulation at Seattle Children's Hospital. His research interests are in medical education and the use of medical simulation to improve medical care.

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