Brodie Nolan




Dr. Nolan is an emergency physician and trauma team leader at St. Michael’s Hospital and a transport medicine physician for Ornge. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He completed a Master of Science in clinical epidemiology and health care research where he focused on identifying delays during interfacility transfer of injured patients transported by air ambulance.

Dr. Nolan’s research interests are in trauma, prehospital care and patient safety. His work focuses on improving timely access to trauma care for injured patients in Ontario and the role of the provincial air ambulance system. He is the principal investigator of a study on the Trauma Black Box, an advanced data capture and analysis platform that identifies safety threats and resilience supports in the trauma bay.

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Recent Publications

  1. Naumann, DN, Bhangu, A, Brooks, A, Martin, M, Cotton, BA, Khan, M et al.. Novel Textbook Outcomes following emergency laparotomy: Delphi exercise. BJS Open. 2024;8 (1):. doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrad145. PubMed PMID:38949628 .
  2. Myers, V, Slack, M, Ahghari, M, Nolan, B. Correlating Simulation Training and Assessment With Clinical Performance: A Feasibility Study. Air Med J. 2024;43 (4):288-294. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2024.01.004. PubMed PMID:38897690 .
  3. Gold-Bersani, D, Drennan, IR, McGowan, M, Nisenbaum, R, Nolan, B. Field trauma triage criteria associated with need for dedicated trauma center care: a single-center retrospective cohort study. CJEM. 2024;26 (7):499-506. doi: 10.1007/s43678-024-00722-3. PubMed PMID:38807018 .
  4. Nazir, A, Shore, EM, Keown-Stoneman, C, Grantcharov, T, Nolan, B. Enhancing patient safety in trauma: Understanding adverse events, assessment tools, and the role of trauma video review. Am J Surg. 2024;234 :74-79. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2024.04.027. PubMed PMID:38719680 .
  5. Willis, N, Gagnon, K, Wong, K, McGowan, M, Nolan, B. Use of Fixed Wing Modified Scene Air Ambulance Responses for Injured Patients in Northern Ontario: A Pilot Study. Air Med J. 2024;43 (2):177-182. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2023.12.008. PubMed PMID:38490785 .
  6. Nikouline, A, Feng, J, Rudzicz, F, Nathens, A, Nolan, B. Machine learning in the prediction of massive transfusion in trauma: a retrospective analysis as a proof-of-concept. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2024;50 (3):1073-1081. doi: 10.1007/s00068-023-02423-5. PubMed PMID:38265444 .
  7. Krugliak, N, Gagnon, K, Sawadsky, B, Lewell, M, McGowan, M, Nolan, B et al.. The Role of Paramedics in Disclosure of Patient Safety Incidents: A Mixed Methods Study. Air Med J. 2024;43 (1):66-68. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2023.11.010. PubMed PMID:38154845 .
  8. Dion, PM, Greene, A, Beckett, A, von Vopelius-Feldt, J, Nolan, B. A comparative analysis of current out-of-hospital transfusion protocols to expert recommendations. Resusc Plus. 2023;16 :100498. doi: 10.1016/j.resplu.2023.100498. PubMed PMID:38026143 PubMed Central PMC10663952.
  9. Radulovic, N, Hillier, M, Nisenbaum, R, Turner, L, Nolan, B. The Impact of Out-of-Hospital Time and Prehospital Intubation on Return of Spontaneous Circulation following Resuscitative Thoracotomy in Traumatic Cardiac Arrest. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2024;28 (4):580-588. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2023.2285390. PubMed PMID:38015060 .
  10. Nazir, A, Baletic, N, Dumas, RP, Fitzgerald, C, Xu, K, McGowan, M et al.. Reliability of the safety threats and adverse events in trauma (STAT) taxonomy using trauma video review. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2024;50 (2):497-504. doi: 10.1007/s00068-023-02381-y. PubMed PMID:37979061 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Emergency Physician and Trauma Team Leader, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Transport Medicine Physician, Ornge
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto