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ACR Convergence takes place online from November 3 - 9 this year and BMJ would like to support the rheumatology community by providing you with content related to sessions taking place at the conference.

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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Josef Smolen, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

An official journal of EULAR

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. It promotes the highest standards of scientific exchange and education and brings you the latest clinical trials and recommendations, as well as basic and translational studies. 

ARD welcomes submissions of clinical trials, including extension studies. Read more on how to publish your clinical trial with ARD. Fast track peer review is offered for some manuscripts on time-sensitive RCTs. Authors should contact the Editor-in-Chief in advance of submission, outlining their reasons for this request.

Reasons to submit to ARD:

  • High impact and visibility – Journal Impact Factor: 19.103 and CiteScore: 28.7
  • Global reach – over 2 million article views per year and active promotion via social media channels
  • Fast publication – average time from acceptance to online publication: 19 days

 

  • Plan S compliant Transformative Journal – meet the requirements of your funder or institution by publishing open access COVID-19
  • Excellent reputation – published by BMJ and EULAR, with a globally respected expert editorial team

RMD Open

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Bernard Combe, CHU Lapeyronie, France

An official journal of EULAR

RMD Open is an open-access journal publishing high-quality peer-reviewed original research covering the full spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatism and connective tissue diseases, including osteoporosis, spine and rehabilitation. 

Reasons to submit to RMD Open:

  • High impact and visibility – Journal Impact Factor: 5.117 and CiteScore: 6.1

  • Global reach – over 245,000 article views and more than 1,000 Altmetric mentions per year and active promotion via social media channels

  • Fast publication – average time from acceptance to online publication: 18 days

  • Excellent reputation – published by BMJ and EULAR, with a globally respected expert editorial team

Lupus Science & Medicine

Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Jill Buyon, New York University, USA and Prof. Ronald van Vollenhoven, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands

An official journal of the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), which is dedicated to advancing the science and medicine of lupus while offering support to patients and their caregivers.

Lupus Science & Medicine® is a global, peer-reviewed, open-access online journal that provides a central point for the publication of basic, clinical, translational, and epidemiological studies of all aspects of lupus and related diseases.

Reasons to submit to LS&M:

  • High impact and visibility – Journal Impact Factor: 4.235 and CiteScore: 5.1. Listen to the podcast

  • Global reach – over 123,000 article views per year and active promotion via social media channels

  • Fast publication – average time from acceptance to online publication: 15 days

  • Excellent reputation – published by BMJ and LFA, with a globally respected expert editorial team

EULAR Textbooks

The EULAR textbooks are designed to help you with your continuous medical education in rheumatology and complement the EULAR online courses.

EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases – 3rd Edition

The textbook presents evidence-based reviews on the treatment of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases, with a focus on modern educational goals and techniques.

EULAR Textbook on Paediatric Rheumatology

This book offers an in-depth analysis of all rheumatic diseases in children and adolescents, as well as differential diagnosis of other paediatric disorders.

EULAR Textbook on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology

This textbook provides a useful introduction to ultrasound in the rheumatic diseases, forming a good foundation for further training.

EULAR Textbook on Systemic Sclerosis – 2nd Edition

This comprehensive textbook encompasses all aspects of scleroderma, from localized to systemic forms, and from pathophysiology to recent advances in evidence-based treatment.

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