Blair Sadler, J.D.

Title: Senior Fellow
Organization: Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Blair Sadler, J.D., is a senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and a member of the faculty at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine and Rady School of Management. He served as President and CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego from 1980 to 2006. Mr. Sadler served on the board of the Center for Health Design for 18 years and has been deeply involved in developing the business case for building better hospitals through evidence-based design. He is a strategic advisor to Health Care Without Harm and its Healthy Hospital Initiative, applying lessons learned from IHI’s 100,000 Lives campaign and 5 Million Lives campaign to support hospital sustainability. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.