Zach Krom, Ph.D., is an education program coordinator and researcher at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, California. Zach has been practicing hospital-based nursing and nursing education for the last 19 years in critical and acute care settings. He is board-certified in critical care nursing, nursing professional development, and simulation education. Zach's research interests include recognizing patient deterioration, surveillance, and interprofessional education. His work has appeared in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Critical Care Nursing Quarterly. Zach has spoken nationally and internationally on a variety of topics.