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Dr. Richard Cherry

Associate Professor
Director, Anesthesia and Critical Care Teaching Through Simulation (ACCTTS)


Dr. Richard Cherry is a staff anesthesiologist at Victoria Hospital of the London Health Sciences Centre. His area of teaching expertise is in simulation based education methods.

As Director of Anesthesia Simulation and ACCTTS (Anesthesia and Critical Care Teaching Through Simulation), Dr. Cherry oversees high fidelity simulation training in crisis resource management for postgraduate trainees. Dr. Cherry is also Director of the Medical Simulation Fellowship Program.

Dr. Cherry has been appointed as Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019.

Publications and Research


Jones PM, Cherry RA, Allen BN, Jenkyn KMB, Shariff SZ, Flier S, Vogt KN, Wijeysundera DN. Association Between Handover of Anesthesia Care and Adverse Postoperative Outcomes Among Patients Undergoing Major Surgery. JAMA. 2018;319(2):143–153. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.20040 

Antoniou A, Marmai K, Qasem F, Cherry R, Jones PM, Singh SI. Educating anesthesia residents to obtain and document informed consent for epidural labor analgesia: Does simulation play a role? Int J of Ob Anesth; 2017 Dec [epub ahead of print].