Dr. Jason Chui

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Jason Chui graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (QS World University ranking of 29) in 2002, after which he completed his residency training with the Colleges of Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand in 2009. Following his residency, Jason was interested in being proficient in both neuro and cardiac anesthesia. This led him to pursue a Neuroanesthesia fellowship in Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Pirjo Manninen. After that, he completed an additional fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia and Critical Care at Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, and has obtained an American Board Certification in Perioperative Echocardiography. Dr. Chui completed a postgraduate diploma in Biostatistics and Epidemiology in 2012, and a Master’s degree of Clinical Trial with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in UK in 2018.

Dr. Chui has worked in Hong Kong for 2 years where he was the Director of the Anesthesia residency program of both Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and The Hong Kong College of Anesthesiologists, supervising the residency training of 4 hospitals. He joined the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Western University in 2013 and he is now an Associate Professor and staff Anesthesiologist at Western. He is also the Director of Neuroanesthesia leading the clinical and academic development of the neuroanesthesia team at Western, and the project lead of implementing intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring services at London Health Science Centre since 2016.

Jason is an active researcher and clinician-teacher. He has also been the Principal Investigators on a few successful funding applications with total grant amount over CAD $ 900,000, including the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Research Award (New investigator) in 2018 and NSERS Discovery Horizon in 2022. His current research focuses are the development of hyperspectral and broadband functional cerebral oximetry to measure cerebral metabolism and cytochrome oxidase levels in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, application of automated interventional neurophysiology to prevent intraoperative neurological injury, and explicit recall experience during sedation procedures. On top of his academic interests in neurophysiology and neuromonitoring, he is one of the founding members of the Perioperative Ultrasound education program at Western University, which result in the residency program become the first program with integrated perioperative POCUS training in the country. In addition, Dr. Chui has been an invited speaker, lecturer and workshop leader at various regional, national and international meetings. Notwithstanding to mention, Dr. Chui has also contributed locally to various local workshops, residency dictated lectures, fellows educational and research rounds.

Regarding to his professional activities, Dr. Chui is the Past Chair of the NeuroAnesthesia Section in Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society. During his term as the Chair of NeuroAnesthesia Section in CAS, he has initiated a few national and international educational initiatives, such as CAS neuroanesthesia virtual national rounds, to promote neuroscience across the country. In term of peer-review activities, he serves in the editorial board of Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology and contributes as a reviewer for multiple major medical journals and grant agencies.

Honours and Awards

2022 NSERC Discovery Horizon
2022 PSO Leadership Development Award, LHSC
2020 Ian White Patient Safety Award, Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society
2020 AMOSO Opportunities Fund Award
2019 Best Clinical Study of Meeting Award, Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care
2018 AMOSO Innovation Fund Award
2018 Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Research Award (New Investigator)
2017 AMOSO Innovation Fund Award
2016 AMOSO Innovation Fund Award
2015 Lawson Internal Research Fund Award


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