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. 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.
  2. 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. 2023; :1-14. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2023.2285390. PubMed PMID:38015060 .
  3. 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. 2023; :. doi: 10.1007/s00068-023-02381-y. PubMed PMID:37979061 .
  4. Blais-Normandin, I, Rymer, T, Feenstra, S, Burry, A, Colavecchia, C, Duncan, J et al.. Current state of technical transfusion medicine practice for out-of-hospital blood transfusion in Canada. Vox Sang. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/vox.13542. PubMed PMID:37794849 .
  5. Greene, A, Dion, PM, Nolan, B, Trachter, R, Vu, E, Trojanowski, J et al.. Overcoming distance: an exploration of current practices of government and charity-funded critical care transport and retrieval organizations. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2023;31 (1):52. doi: 10.1186/s13049-023-01125-6. PubMed PMID:37789319 PubMed Central PMC10548638.
  6. Kournwsky Dit Kourav, R, Gerard, R, Nolan, B, Maugin, C, Grèze, J. Adaptation of a taxonomy of adverse events in trauma to a specific trauma system setting is an important first step for monitoring and standardization of trauma care. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2023;49 (5):2321-2322. doi: 10.1007/s00068-023-02336-3. PubMed PMID:37535096 .
  7. Zhang, T, Nikouline, A, Riggs, J, Nolan, B, Pan, A, Peddle, M et al.. Outcomes of Patients Transported in the Prone Position to a Regional Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Center: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Crit Care Explor. 2023;5 (7):e0948. doi: 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000948. PubMed PMID:37492857 PubMed Central PMC10365187.
  8. von Vopelius-Feldt, J, Lockwood, J, Mal, S, Beckett, A, Callum, J, Greene, A et al.. Development of a national out-of-hospital transfusion protocol: a modified RAND Delphi study. CMAJ Open. 2023;11 (3):E546-E559. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20220151. PubMed PMID:37369521 PubMed Central PMC10310344.
  9. von Vopelius-Feldt, J, Peddle, M, Lockwood, J, Mal, S, Sawadsky, B, Diamond, W et al.. The effect of a multi-faceted quality improvement program on paramedic intubation success in the critical care transport environment: a before-and-after study. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2023;31 (1):9. doi: 10.1186/s13049-023-01074-0. PubMed PMID:36814266 PubMed Central PMC9945597.
  10. Larsen, K, Nolan, B, Gomez, D. A system in crisis: exploring how recent emergency department closures influence potential access to emergency care in Ontario. CJEM. 2023;25 (3):218-223. doi: 10.1007/s43678-023-00460-y. PubMed PMID:36719622 PubMed Central PMC9888742.
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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