Authorship and research misconduct

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of and criteria for authorship
  • Explain how disputes over authorship might be resolved
  • Define the federal standards for research misconduct
  • Describe at least three warning signs of research misconduct
  • Discuss how institutions should respond to allegations of research misconduct.

Written by:

Bernard Lo

Biography :

Bernard Lo is professor of medicine emeritus at UCSF and president of the Greenwall Foundation.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

02 Mar 2016

Last updated

02 Mar 2016