Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang is a mother, cancer survivor, mindfulness teacher, and pulmonologist who is a Director of Pulmonary Integrative Medicine. She is a leader and international speaker on wellness, mindfulness, anti-racism, integrative and pulmonary medicine who has taught courses, led retreats, and designed wellness curricula for a decade. She has volunteered as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine for UCSD for over a decade in their medical student-run free clinic. She has been recognized as a four-time San Diego Top Doctor, received the San Diego American Lung Association Lung Health Provider of the Year Award in 2019, and was recognized by Mindful Magazine as one of the 10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement in 2021. She co-hosts the Mindful Healers Podcast and founded the Mindful Healthcare Collective, Providing free well-being sessions to reduce suffering amongst healthcare professionals. She serves on the Board of Directors for the American Thoracic Society and the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion.