Brian Fasolka


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Brian Fasolka


Clinical Assistant Professor

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Brian Fasolka's additional information

Brian Fasolka, RN, CEN, PhD, is a clinical assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. His research interests include professional mentoring, men in nursing, and nursing workforce planning. His primary teaching responsibilities are in the undergraduate nursing programs. Fasolka’s practice background is in emergency nursing. He continues to practice as an emergency nurse at a tertiary hospital center. He served on the Emergency Nurses Association’s work team to develop its Emergency Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and he maintains specialty certification as a board-certified emergency nurse. He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Association for Men in Nursing. 

Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Fasolka was a clinical assistant professor of nursing at Drexel University College of Nursing & Health Professions. Fasolka’s past teaching experience includes adult health and pharmacology for undergraduate students and health policy and politics for graduate students. He has also completed multiple international teaching experiences and served as a preceptor for numerous graduate students studying nursing education.

Fasolka earned his PhD in nursing science from Widener University and both his MSN and BSN from DeSales University.

PhD, Nursing Science - Widener University
MSN, Nursing Education - DeSales University
BSN - DeSales University

Adult health
Emergency medicine
Nursing education

American Association for Men in Nursing
Emergency Nurses Association


Necrotizing fasciitis: A comprehensive review

Chen, L., Fasolka, B., & Treacy, C. (2020). Nursing, 50(9), 34-40. 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000694752.85118.62

An Uncommon Cause of Chest pain: Hypertriglyceridemia Induced Acute Pancreatitis

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Objectives and outcomes: The fundamental difference

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Navigating the decision to pursue an advanced degree

Dreher, H. M., Fasolka, B., & Clark, M. (2008). Men in Nursing, 3(1), 51-55. 10.1097/01.MIN.0000310891.05689.b7