Lai-Shan Tam, MD, is division head and a professor in the Division of Rheumatology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Dr Tam has been serving as the chairperson of the international affair committee of APLAR since 2012, Vice President of APLAR 2014-2016, and the EULAR Program Committee 2016-2018. She is also the president of the Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology from 2011 to 2014. Professor Tam serves as the Associate Editor of International Journal of Rheumatic Disease, and also as members of the editorial boards in a number of journals including Frontiers in Medicine. Dr Tam is the first author or co-author of over 190 articles published in major rheumatology journals.