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. Bischoff, T, Briton, J, Baumber, B, Lewell, M, Nolan, B. A review of secondary interfacility trauma transfers meeting provincial prehospital trauma triage guidelines. CJEM. 2021; :. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00192-x. PubMed PMID:34529242 .
  2. Quirion, A, Nikouline, A, Jung, J, Nolan, B. Contemporary uses of trauma video review: a scoping review. CJEM. 2021; :. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00178-9. PubMed PMID:34453728 .
  3. Nolan, B, Hillier, M. Unlearning the ABCs: a call to reprioritize prehospital intubation for trauma patients. CJEM. 2021;23 (3):271-273. doi: 10.1007/s43678-020-00050-2. PubMed PMID:33959924 .
  4. Nikouline, A, Quirion, A, Jung, JJ, Nolan, B. Errors in adult trauma resuscitation: a systematic review. CJEM. 2021;23 (4):537-546. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00118-7. PubMed PMID:33914280 .
  5. Bischoff, T, Sawadsky, B, Peddle, M, Nolan, B. Impact of Prepatching on Paramedic In-Hospital Times for Emergent Interfacility Transfers. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020; :1-10. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2020.1852351. PubMed PMID:33205688 .
  6. 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 .
  7. 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 .
  8. Nolan, B. Response to Letter: "Receiving patients with vital signs absent from paramedics". CJEM. 2020;22 (6):E11. doi: 10.1017/cem.2020.421. PubMed PMID:32741421 .
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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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