Dr. Richard Cherry

cherryAssociate 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 Anesthesia and Critical Care Teaching Through Simulation (ACCTTS), 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.


Padgett J, Cristancho S, Lingard L, Cherry R, et al (2019) Engagement: what is it good for? The role of learner engagement in healthcare simulation contexts. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 24:811–825. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10459-018-9865-7

Jones PM, Allen BN, Cherry RA, Dubois L, Vogt KN, Shariff SZ, Bray Jenkyn KM, Riazi S, Wijeysundera DN. Association between known or strongly suspected malignant hyperthermia susceptibility and postoperative outcomes: an observational population-based study. Can J Anaesth. 2018 Nov 12. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1250-8. [Epub ahead of print]. 

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; 2018 May;34:79-84.