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Associate Professor
Stephen Johan Mikal Sollid { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Stephen Johan Mikal Sollid", "tel": "", "email": "" }

Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Department Department of Quality and Health Technology
Priv. phone/mob +47 90663351
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Research fields

  • Pre-Hospital Critical Care
  • Advanced Airway Management
  • Patient Safety
  • Risk Management

Selected publications

  • Sollid SJ, Strand K, Soreide E. Percutanous dilatational tracheotomy in the ICU: a Norwegian survey focusing on perceived risk and safety attitudes. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2008 Nov;25(11):925-32.
  • Sollid SJ, Heltne JK, Soreide E, Lossius HM. Pre-hospital advanced airway management by anaesthesiologists: Is there still room for improvement? Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2008;16:2
  • Eidesen K, Sollid SJ, Aven T. Risk assessment in critical care medicine: a tool to assess patient safety. Journal of Risk Research. 2009;12:1-14.
  • Sollid SJ, Lockey D, Lossius HM, PAAM. A consensus-based template for uniform reporting of data from pre-hospital advanced airway management. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2009; 17:58.
  • Sollid SJ, Lossius HM, Nakstad AR, Aven T, Soreide E. Risk assessment of pre-hospital trauma airway management by anaesthesiologists using the predictive Bayesian approach. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2010, 18:22.
  • Sollid SJ, Eidesen K, Aven T, Søreide E. Assessing the risk of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in ICUs using broad event-consequence-uncertainty perspective. Int. J. of Risk & Safety in Medicine 2010;22;115-29
  • Sollid SJ, Lossius HM, Søreide E. Pre-hospital intubation by anaesthesiologists in patients with severe trauma: an audit of a Norwegian helicopter emergency medical service. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2010; 18:30
  • Lossius HM, Sollid SJS, Rehn M, Lockey D. Revisiting the value of pre-hospital tracheal intubation: an all time systematic literature review extracting the Utstein airway core variables. Crit Care. 2011; 15:R26
  • Sollid SJ. When worst comes to worst--the long road home. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2011, 131:1748.
  • Sollid SJM, Rimstad R, Rehn M, Nakstad A R, Tomlinson AE, Strand T, Heimdal HJ, Nilsen JE, Sandberg M, Collaborating group. Oslo government district bombing and Utøya island shooting July 22, 2011: The immediate prehospital emergency medical service response. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2012; 20:3
  • Rehn M, Sollid SJ. Letter to the editor. Air Med J. 2013; 32: 4-5
  • Rehn M, Sollid SJM. Guidelines for mass casualty triage have been established. Tidsskr Nor Legeforen. 2013; 133: 2029
  • Sollid SJ, Søreide E. Human factors play a vital role in the outcome of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy. Crit Care. 2014; 18:409
  • Abrahamsen HB, Sollid SJM, Öhlund LS, Røislien J, Bondevik GT. Simulation-based training and assessment of non-technical skills in the Norwegian Helicopter Emergency Medical Services: a cross-sectional survey. Emerg Med J. 2014; 0:1-7
  • Rimstad R, Sollid SJM. A retrospective observational study of medical incident command and decision-making in the 2011 Oslo bombing. Int J Emerg Med. 2015; 8:4
  • Sollid SJM, Bredmose PP, Nakstad AR, Sandberg M. A prospective survey of critical care procedures performed by physicians in helicopter emergency medical service: is clinical exposure enough to stay proficient? Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2015; 23:45
  • Bjørshol C, Sollid S, Flaatten H, Hetland I, Mathiesen WT, Søreide E. Great variation between ICU physicians in the approach to making end-of-life decisions. Acta Anesthesiol Scand. 2015; 60(4): 476-84
  • Sollid SJM, Dieckman P, Aase K, Soreide E, Ringsted C, Østergaard D. Five Topics Health Care Simulation Can Address to Improve Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2016;:1?10.

Research in progress

  • Main supervisor of 4 PhD projects
  • Contributing supervisor of 2 PhD projects
  • Patient safety in prehospital critical care

Work experience

04/98 ? 04/99 Praktisches Jahr (German Pre-Internship) 

            At Rogaland Central Hospital with 4 month rotation in Internal Medicine,

                       Surgery and Anaesthesiology.

05/99 ? 12/00 Arzt im Praktikum (German Internship)

Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway. 

12/99 ? 08/02 Resident in Anaesthesiology, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Rogaland Central


09/02 ? 03/03 Sr. Resident, Unit for Pre-Hopsital Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital

03/03 ? 10/03 Sr. Resident, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Rogaland Central Hopsital 

11/03 ? 05/04 Sr. Resident and Research Fellow, Unit for Pre-Hospital Medicine, Rogaland

Central Hospital. 

06/04 ? 08/04 Sr. Resident, Unit for Pre-Hospital Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital.

03/02 ? 10/06 HEMS Physician, Air Force Rescue Helicopter, Sola, Norway.

10/03 ? 11/05 HEMS Physician, Global Medical Service.

09/04 ? 05/05  Sr. Resident, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Ullevål University Hospital

06/05 ? 02/08  Consultant Anaesthesiologist, Unit for Pre-Hospital Medicine, Stavanger University


12/05 ? 12/07 HEMS Physician, Norwegian Air Ambulance.

03/08 ?            Consultant Anaesthesiologist, AirAmbulance Department, Prehospital Division, Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo

04/10 ? 08/11  Chief Medical Officer, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

08/11 ? 05/12  Chief Advisor Medical Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

06/12 ?            Dean, Norwegian Air Ambulance Academy, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

08/10 ? 12/12  Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway

01/12 ?            Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger, Norway

03/15 ? 09/15  Head of Research and Development (acting), Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

10/15 ?            Chief of Medicine, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Uleberg, Oddvar (2014). ABC of Transfer and Retrieval Medicine Chapter: Standard Operating Procedures, Checklists and Documentation. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-1-118-71975-6. 224 p.
  • Rasmussen, Kristen; Langdalen, Henrik; Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Abrahamsen, Eirik Bjorheim; Sørskår, Leif Inge Kjærvoll; Abrahamsen, Håkon Bjorheim (2018). Training and assessment of non-technical skills: Are HEMS physicians catching up with the pilots?. 2018-06-12 - 2018-06-14.
  • Thompson, Charles Julian; Rehn, Marius; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2018). EHAC medical working group best practice advice on the role of air rescue and pre hospital critical care at major incidents.
  • Uleberg, Oddvar; Jacobsen, Lars; Sunde, Geir Arne; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2016). Torakotomi og perimortem sectio utenfor sykehus - hva mener luftambulanselegene?. Norsk Anestesiologisk Forening; 2016-10-26 - 2016-10-28.
  • Wisborg, Torben; Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Mellin-Olsen, Jannicke (2016). Emergency airway management - by whom and how?.
  • Jacobsen, Lars; Uleberg, Oddvar; Sunde, Geir Arne; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2015). Mangel på faglige krav i luftambulansetjenesten.
  • Rasmussen, Kristen; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2015). Is the sky the limit or your helicopter?. The Association of Air Medical Services; 2015-10-19 - 2015-10-21.
  • Rasmussen, Kristen; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2014). Apples and oranges in HEMS – Do we know what we compare?. 2014-12-09 - 2014-12-12.
  • Rasmussen, Kristen; Sollid, Stephen J. M. (2014). The HEMS Medical Crew Survey. 2014-12-09 - 2014-12-12.
  • Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Søreide, Eldar (2014). Human factors play a vital role in the outcome of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy.
  • Rehn, Marius; Sollid, Stephen (2013). Retningslinjer for masseskadetriage er etablert.
  • Sollid, Stephen J. M.; Bjørshol, Conrad; Flaatten, Hans; Søreide, Eldar (2013). Small simulation based sessions versus plenary interactive sessions during a medical congress to highlight ethical challenges in intensive care.