Rita K. Jew, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPPS, FASHP is President at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, where she provides strategic direction and participates in consultation, education, publications, advocacy activities and development of guidelines, programs and services. Prior to ISMP, Dr. Jew spent over 25 years in the acute care setting as a neonatal/pediatric specialist and held various leadership positions. She received her Pharm.D. from University of California at San Francisco, completed an ASHP-Accredited Residency in Clinical Pharmacy at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and received her MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She is a Board-Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist.