Guest Speaker Series

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Steven L. Shafer, MD

Dr. Steven L. Shafer served as the Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesia & Analgesia from 2006 to 2016. During this time he was involved in the identification of several cases of serial fraud, including Joachim Boldt (the author with the most retractions for fraud, according to Retraction Watch ( and Yoshitaka Fujii, the authors with the second most retractions. Dr. Shafer has also been involved in the retractions for Hironobu Ueshima (the author with the third most retractions), Yuhji Saitoh (number 8 on the list) and Scott Reuben. Dr. Shafer has been a director of the Committee on Publication Ethics, and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Center for Scientific Integrity.


Case Studies in Academic Misconduct

In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Stanford Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
Stanford Medicine designates this knowledge-based activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour. Credit will be provided to NABP CPE Monitor within 60 days after the activity completion.

Pharmacist Universal Activity Number: JA0000751-0000-24-001-L08-P

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Stanford Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

ASWB Approved Continuing Education Credit (ACE) – Social Work Credit
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Stanford Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this activity receive 1.0 continuing education credits. 

American Psychological Association (APA)
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

American Academy of PAs (AAPA) - Live
Stanford Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This live activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Physical/Occupational Therapy
Stanford Health Care Department of Rehabilitation is an approved provider for physical therapy and occupational therapy for courses that meet the requirements set forth by the respective California Boards. This course is approved for 1.00 CEU for PT and OT.

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