Steven Seth Lipman M.D.

Anesthesiologist

Bio:   Thematically, the professional concerns of my career - which is focused exclusively on Women's Health - have revolved around patient safety and team performance. In the clinical domain, I care for patients requiring assisted reproductive technologies at the REI Clinic, for parturients presenting to Labor & Delivery, and for patients requiring gynecologic or breast surgical procedures. Our AHRQ grant ($4 million 4 year grant; currently in year #2 of 4) is focused on optimizing safety for both neonates and mothers in the obstetric domain; my particular focus is on determining which factors related to the physical layout of labor unit have ramifications on the medical team's ability to render care. My educational efforts revolve around OBSim, a multidisciplinary team-based, simulated obstetric crisis course. My mentoring revolves around medical students, residents, and fellows who are performing research on the labor unit or who are pursuing carers in anesthesiology. My scholarly publications have been related to obstetric simulation and team performance and maternal cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Stanford Hospital

Professional Education

  • MOCA Written Exam, American Board of Anesthesiology, ABA Maintenance of Certification (2009)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2002) CA
  • Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (2002)
  • Fellowship, Stanford Dept of Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia (2002)
  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (2001) CA
  • Internship: Oregon Health Sciences Univ Hospital (1997) OR
  • Medical Education: Medical University of South Carolina (1996) SC
  • Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, English (1988)

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Interdepartmental Faculty Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents (June 2016)
  • Nominated for for Alwin C. Rambar-James B.D. Mark Award for Excellence in Patient Care, LPCH (April 2015)
  • Outstanding Interdepartmental Faculty Professor, Stanford University School of medicine Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology (June 2014)
  • Co-author for 2015 AHA First Scientific Statement on Maternal Cardiac Arrest, American Heart Association (November 2013)
  • Invitation for oral presentation for best paper of the meeting competition, Society of Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology (April 2011)
  • Kaiser Award for Innovation in Medical Education (With Kay Daniels MD), Stanford University School of Medicine (June 2009)
  • Outstanding Interdepartmental Faculty Professor, Stanford University Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics (June 2007)
  • Outstanding Interdepartmental Faculty Professor, Stanford University Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics (June 2003)

Administrative Appointments

  • Evaluation of the curriculum and program administration of fellowship, PEC: Division of Obstetric Anesthesia (2013 - Present)
  • Review performance for ABA RTID progress reports & milestones, CCC: Division of Obstetric Anesthesia (2013 - Present)
  • Patient Safety Committee, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology (2011 - Present)
  • Manuscript Review, Anesthesiology Research & Practice (2010 - Present)
  • Manuscript Review, Anesthesia & Analgesia (2008 - Present)
  • Manuscript Review, Simulation in Healthcare (2008 - Present)
  • Manuscript Review, International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia (2005 - Present)
  • Co-Director of OBSim Obstetric Crisis Training Course, Division of Obstetric Anesthesia (2005 - Present)
  • Labor & Delivery Safety Committee, Lucile Packard at Stanford Childrens Hospital (2005 - Present)
  • Resident Advisor, Dept of Anesthesia (2004 - Present)