About the U.S. Pharmacopeia

About the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)

For over 200 years, USP has worked to build trust where it matters most: in the world's medicines, dietary supplements and foods. Through our rigorous science and the public quality standards we set, USP helps protect patient safety and improve the health of people around the world.

USP is an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines. We are working to strengthen the global supply chain so that the medicines people rely on for health are available when needed and work as expected.

 

USP envisions a world in which all have access to high quality, safe and beneficial medicines

 

Our History and Our Future

History of USP
History of USP

History of USP

USP has been building trust in medicine for over 200 years.

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Leadership

Leadership

Thought leaders, scientists and global public health experts, our leadership team works to advance USP's mission. 

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Careers

Careers

Explore current openings in diverse focus areas that support USP’s mission.

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Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging at USP: Empowering a healthier tomorrow

USP aspires to be a diverse, inclusive, innovative, and engaging organization that empowers and engages staff and volunteers to contribute to its mission to improve global health. We are committed to creating a culture where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, family status, and where they can contribute their full potential to accomplish our mission.

Our focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is intentional and designed to build a sense of true Belonging, a place all staff and volunteers feel they belong. We strive to build a vibrant global community where our collective team, with our many and varied talents, come together to fulfill our mission.

From the standards we create to the partnerships and conversations we foster, we recognize the crucial value of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging to build and reinforce a foundation that draws us closer to a world where everyone can be confident of quality in health and healthcare.