Hello, and a very warm welcome to this year’s edition of EMJ Rheumatology, your source for the latest discoveries and clinical data from the field. Inside you will find a wealth of scientific papers featuring a variety of cutting-edge innovations and novel treatment avenues, as well as timely reviews hand-picked and compiled with the help of our highly esteemed editorial board. This edition also features in-depth coverage of the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015), which took place this year in the beautiful city of Rome, Italy. The EMJ team were there to witness the most important developments first-hand, and as such, our exhaustive guide should prove to be a capable companion piece. The eJournal is designed to be a useful tool not just for those fortunate enough to be in attendance, but also for those unable to attend.