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Sam W. Burnette, AIA, NCARB, EDACPrincipalEarl Swensson Associates

Sam Burnette serves as a Principal on the healthcare design team at ESa. His extensive experience since joining the firm full-time in 1983 includes land planning, master plan design and design of new hospitals, hospital expansions and renovations, medical office buildings, outpatient surgery centers, cancer treatment and nursing/assisted living facilities. He has designed numerous projects across the country and abroad, as well as handled related responsibilities of programming, master planning, project coordination and research initiatives with evidence-based design.

Sam believes that design is “for people—their safety, wellness and enjoyment of the completed facility.” He fosters repeat relationships through the project design process, while providing exceptional design outcomes.