Dr. Robert C. Hyzy is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is Medical Director of the Critical Care Medicine Unit at the University of Michigan Hospital and Co-Chair of the University of Michigan Hospital Critical Care Committee. He is the author of multiple articles and book chapters and has edited a volume of Critical Care Clinics entitled “Enhancing the Quality of Care in the ICU.” He is the editor of a forthcoming Critical Care textbook to be published by Springer. Dr. Hyzy has been active in the Michigan Health and Hospital Association Keystone ICU project since its inception in 2003. He presently chairs the Steering Committee of the Keystone ICU Project and serves on the Board of Directors of the MHA Keystone Center. Dr. Hyzy’s research interests are in the area of critical care medicine, including ICU quality improvement, ARDS, and ventilator associated pneumonia. He is the Project Director and Co-Principal Investigator at the University of Michigan for the NHLBI Clinical Trials Network for the Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL). Previously he served as the PI of the Clinical Core for the University of Michigan NIH SCCOR in Acute Lung Injury.