Jonathan BaileyMD, MSc (CIP), FRCPC, EDRA

Assistant Professor


Research Topics:
  • Regional anesthesia techniques
  • Pain management
  • Global Health

Administrative Roles

  • Medical Director, Serving and Engaging Communities Fellowship Director, Global Health
  • Rwanda Lead, Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society International Education Foundation (CASIEF)


  • Fellowship, regional anesthesia (Dalhousie University)
  • MSc, Epidemiology and Community Health (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency, anesthesia (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency, general surgery (Dalhousie University)
  • MD (University of Saskatchewan)
  • BA, Psychology (University of Saskatchewan)

Selected Publications

Bailey, JG; Uppal, V, Fascial plane blocks: moving from the expansionist to the reductionist eraCanadian Journal of Anesthesia, Volume 69, 1185–1190 (2022) doi: 10.1007/s12630-022-02309-x

Bailey JG, Wong M, Bailey K, Banfield JC, Barry G, Munro A, Kirkland S, Leiter M, Pandemic-related factors predicting physician burnout beyond established organizational factors: cross-sectional results from the COPING surveyPsychol Health Med (October 2021) doi: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1990366

Bailey, JG; Donald, S; Kwofie, MK; Sandeski, R; Uppal, V, Critical Structures in the Needle Path of the Costoclavicular Brachial Plexus Block: A Cadaver StudyCanadian Journal of Anesthesia, Volume 68, Issue 8, 1156-1164 (2021) doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-01990-8

Mossenson, A; Bailey, JG; Whynot, S; Livingston, P, Qualities of effective Vital Anaesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) facilitators delivering simulation-based education in resource-limited settingsAnesthesia & Analgesia, Volume 133, Issue 1, 215-225 (2021) doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000005584

Bailey, JG; Morgan, C; Christie, R; Ke, J; Kwofie, K; Uppal, V, Continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) compared to thoracic epidurals or multimodal analgesia for midline laparotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysisKorean Journal of Anesthesiology, Volume 74, Issue 5, 394-408 (2021) Open Access, doi: 10.4097/kja.20304

Selected Teaching Presentations

Livingston P, Mossenson A, Bailey JG, Murray M, Nyirigira G. (2022) Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) SIMposium. Rwamagana, Rwanda.

Bailey JG, Colmar R, Finlay-Jones Amy, Livingston P, Mossenson A, Nyirigira G. (2022) Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) Wellbeing. Rwamagana and Kigali, Rwanda

Livingston P, Mossenson A, Bailey JG, Middleton S, Whynot S, & Barnbrook J. (2019) Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) Facilitator & Participant Courses. Whitehorse, YK.

Kwofie K, Uppal V, Szerb J, Sodhi P, & Bailey JG. (2019) Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia.  Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.

Bailey JG & Irakose A. (2019) Ultrasound guided nerve blocks: Upper and Lower Limb. Zero Pain Rwanda Conference, Huye, Rwanda.