Brodie Nolan

MD, MSc

Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

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. Bischoff, T, Sawadsky, B, Peddle, M, Nolan, B. Impact of prepatching on paramedic in-hospital times for emergent interfacility transfers. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020; :1-9. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2020.1852351. PubMed PMID:33205688 .
  2. Wong, A, McParland, A, Nolan, B. Identifying causes of delay in interfacility transfer of patients by air ambulance. CJEM. 2020;22 (S2):S30-S37. doi: 10.1017/cem.2019.444. PubMed PMID:33084561 .
  3. Quirion, A, Ahghari, M, Nolan, B. Factors associated with non-optimal resource utilization of air ambulance for interfacility transfer of injured patients. CJEM. 2020;22 (S2):S45-S54. doi: 10.1017/cem.2019.475. PubMed PMID:33084555 .
  4. Nolan, B. Response to Letter: "Receiving patients with vital signs absent from paramedics". CJEM. 2020; :1. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.421. PubMed PMID:32741421 .
  5. Nolan, B, Hicks, CM, Petrosoniak, A, Jung, J, Grantcharov, T. Pushing boundaries of video review in trauma: using comprehensive data to improve the safety of trauma care. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2020;5 (1):e000510. doi: 10.1136/tsaco-2020-000510. PubMed PMID:32685694 PubMed Central PMC7359065.
  6. Nolan, B, Chartier, LB, Verbeek, PR, Huyer, D, Mazurik, L. Recommendations for emergency departments receiving patients with vital signs absent from paramedics during COVID-19. CJEM. 2020;22 (5):571-575. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.389. PubMed PMID:32367794 PubMed Central PMC7218180.
  7. Nolan, B, Haas, B, Tien, H, Saskin, R, Nathens, A. Patient, Paramedic and Institutional Factors Associated with Delays in Interfacility Transport of Injured Patients by Air Ambulance. Prehosp Emerg Care. ;24 (6):793-799. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2019.1701159. PubMed PMID:31800341 .
  8. Nolan, B, Haas, B, Tien, H, Saskin, R, Nathens, A. Causes of Delay During Interfacility Transports of Injured Patients Transported by Air Ambulance. Prehosp Emerg Care. ;24 (5):625-633. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2019.1683662. PubMed PMID:31638458 .
  9. Nolan, B, Tien, H, Haas, B, Saskin, R, Nathens, A. The Rapid Emergency Medicine Score: A Critical Appraisal of Its Measurement Properties and Applicability to the Air Retrieval Environment. Air Med J. ;38 (3):154-160. doi: 10.1016/j.amj.2019.02.001. PubMed PMID:31122578 .
  10. Nolan, B, Tien, H, Sawadsky, B, Haas, B, Saskin, R, Ahghari, M et al.. Risk Factors for Non-optimal Resource Utilization for Emergent Interfacility Transfers by Air Ambulance in Ontario. Prehosp Emerg Care. ;24 (1):55-63. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2019.1610531. PubMed PMID:31010361 .
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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
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