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. 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 .
  2. 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 .
  3. 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 .
  4. 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 .
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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 .
  8. 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 .
  9. Glicksman, R, Bischoff, T, Sawadsky, B, Peddle, M, Nolan, B. Prepatching Reduces Paramedic In-Hospital Time for Emergent Interfacility Transfers of Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation or Vasopressors: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Air Med J. ;40 (6):431-435. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2021.06.006. PubMed PMID:34794784 .
  10. Nolan, B, Petrosoniak, A, Hicks, CM, Cripps, MW, Dumas, RP. Defining adverse events during trauma resuscitation: a modified RAND Delphi study. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2021;6 (1):e000805. doi: 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000805. PubMed PMID:34746435 PubMed Central PMC8527130.
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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