Brodie Nolan

MD, MSc

Scientist

Biography

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. Zhang, T, Baumber, B, Smith, JA, Longeway, M, Lewell, M, Sawadsky, B et al.. Canceled Air Ambulance Trauma Scene Calls: A Prospective Observational Study of Causes and Outcomes of Trauma Auto-launch Cancellations. Air Med J. ;41 (5):435-441. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2022.07.004. PubMed PMID:36153139 .
  2. Yin, G, Radulovic, N, O'Neill, M, Lightfoot, D, Nolan, B. Predictors of transfusion in trauma and their utility in the prehospital environment: a scoping review. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2022; :1-25. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2022.2120935. PubMed PMID:36066217 .
  3. Zhang, T, Nikouline, A, Lightfoot, D, Nolan, B. Machine Learning in the Prediction of Trauma Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Ann Emerg Med. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.05.011. PubMed PMID:35842343 .
  4. Baletic, N, Riggs, J, Lebovic, G, Petrosoniak, A, Dumas, RP, Nolan, B et al.. Introducing the Safety Threats and Adverse events in Trauma (STAT) taxonomy: standardized classification system for evaluating safety during trauma resuscitation. Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00068-022-02007-9. PubMed PMID:35670817 .
  5. Stevenson, C, Bhangu, A, Jung, JJ, MacDonald, A, Nolan, B. The development and measurement properties of the trauma NOn-TECHnical skills (T-NOTECHS) scale: A scoping review. Am J Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2022.05.027. PubMed PMID:35659768 .
  6. Shachar, E, O'Neil, E, McGowan, M, Nolan, B. Lack of helipad infrastructure impedes timely access to care. CJEM. 2022;24 (5):556-557. doi: 10.1007/s43678-022-00304-1. PubMed PMID:35352325 .
  7. Kent, J, Austin, E, Nolan, B. Does ketamine provide a shorter time to sedation when compared to haloperidol and midazolam in the agitated ED patient?. CJEM. 2022;24 (2):133-134. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00249-x. PubMed PMID:34971446 PubMed Central PMC8718593.
  8. Dainty, KN, Seaton, MB, McGowan, M, Nolan, B. Staff perceptions of the implementation of a trauma video review program at a level I trauma center. AEM Educ Train. 2021;5 (4):e10714. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10714. PubMed PMID:34966882 PubMed Central PMC8675834.
  9. Bhangu, A, Stevenson, C, Szulewski, A, MacDonald, A, Nolan, B. A scoping review of nontechnical skill assessment tools to evaluate trauma team performance. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2022;92 (5):e81-e91. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003492. PubMed PMID:34908024 .
  10. Myers, V, Nolan, B. Delays to Initiate Interfacility Transfer for Patients Transported by a Critical Care Transport Organization. Air Med J. ;40 (6):436-440. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2021.06.005. PubMed PMID:34794785 .
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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