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. 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 .
  2. 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:38284399 PubMed Central PMC10823418.
  3. 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; :. doi: 10.1007/s00068-023-02423-5. PubMed PMID:38265444 .
  4. 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 .
  5. 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.
  6. 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; :1-9. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2023.2285390. PubMed PMID:38015060 .
  7. 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 .
  8. 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;118 (12):1086-1094. doi: 10.1111/vox.13542. PubMed PMID:37794849 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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 .
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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