Impact factor: 9.270
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal committed to promoting the highest standards of scientific exchange and education. It covers all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. ARD publishes basic, clinical, and translational scientific research. Concise scientific communication is encouraged and peer-reviewed proceedings of international meetings are featured. ARD is the official journal of EULAR.
Impact Factor: 9.270 (Number 1 original research journal in the field of rheumatology)
New Impact Factor
We are delighted to announce that for the fifth consecutive year, ARD remains the number one original research journal in the field of rheumatology, with an Impact Factor of 9.270. Thanks to our authors, readers, reviewers and editorial team for continuing to make ARD the best place to publish rheumatology research.
Listen to Johannes Bijlsma, treasurer and education officer for EULAR, describe what he does within the organisation and talk about his role as associate editor for the journal in the first ever ARD podcast.
Textbooks from EULAR
Recently published: The EULAR Textbook on Systemic Sclerosis is the most up to date textbook on scleroderma, written by experts from EULAR/EUSTAR.
Also available: The latest edition of the EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases, the most comprehensive textbook for rheumatologists.
ARD publishes summaries for patients and non-clinicians that clearly explain the findings and treatment implications arising from key research papers published in the journal. Written by BMJ's Best Health team, they are checked for accuracy and readability by the ARD editors and PARE.
Lupus Science & Medicine is a new open access journal edited by Jill Buyon and Ronald van Vollenhoven. Now welcoming submissions!