Shannon Bertagnoli, PharmD

Medication Safety Specialist, Publications

Shannon Bertagnoli, PharmD joined the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) as Medication Safety Specialist, Publications in 2022. Her work includes content development for the acute care newsletter as well as an editor for various other organizational publications. Prior to joining ISMP, Shannon worked at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) in California as a pediatric clinical pharmacist for 12 years. Her most recent role was Medication Safety & Quality Specialist where she oversaw the Medication Safety Committee, Smart Pump Oversight Committee, and Medication Error Reduction Plan. She helped facilitate and edit over 25 articles written by pharmacists and technicians which were published on CHOC blogs to help educate the community and promote medication safety. Her passion is to improve patient safety by promoting a safe learning environment through a fair and Just Culture, optimizing technology, and standardizing practice to enhance quality care.

Shannon received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut and completed her residency at CHOC Children’s. She has completed the Just Culture Master Certification Course through the Just Culture Company.