Dr. Kimberlee Bayless is a Nurse Practitioner in the Anesthesia Department at George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has practiced pain medicine for multiple years in the private practice setting. Dr. Bayless has over 19 years of nursing experience in both the private, hospital and academic setting. Dr. Bayless is on faculty at Idaho State University College of Nursing in the Doctoral Nurse Practitioner program. She is currently serving as a Board of Directors on the Utah Nurse Practitioner Association. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Utah, where she subsequently received her Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate of Nursing Practice with an emphasis in micro-dose intrathecal pump guidelines. Dr. Bayless is board certified by the American Board of Nursing and is licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner.