Jie Tang, MD, MPH, is an academic nephrologist and associate professor of Medicine at Albert Medical School, Brown University, USA. His research interest is in glomerular disorders and bone mineral metabolism. Dr. Tang has served on journal editorial boards and published many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is also a well-regarded clinician-educator, mentoring medical students, residents, and nephrology fellows. He gives lectures every year on national and international stages and has authored book chapters on various topics. He is a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and an active member of the International Society of Nephrology. Dr. Tang is currently serving on the medical advisory boards for the National Kidney Foundation and End-Stage Renal Disease Network.