Steven Pass, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Residency Programs at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, and a Critical Care Pharmacy Practice Residency at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He maintains an active practice in the Medical ICU at the North Texas VA Health Care System, where he serves as a mentor for students and pharmacy residents. His areas of focus within the ICU are in the diagnosis and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia, the timing of anti-microbials, and the therapy of sepsis. Through his involvement in numerous professional organizations, including ASHP, ACCP, AACP, TSHP, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), he has become a national leader in critical care pharmacy and a respected adviser in the area of resident education. In recognition of his work in critical care, he has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.