Steve Farzam, JD, NRP, is a leader in hospitality, travel, emergency services and medicine, disaster prevention and relief. He previously taught treatment modalities to first responders and EMTs at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, Calif. He was also an EMT instructor at East Los Angeles College. in 2009 he received the medal of honor. Steve is a hero. He was awarded a medal of valor for bravery and heroic work from the Burn Institute and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, when he saved the life of an unconscious person who was trapped in a burning vehicle in 2008 while off-duty.