EMEUNET is a network of young clinicians and researchers in the field of rheumatology in Europe. The principal objectives of EMEUNET are as follows:

1) To enhance the quality of education among emerging rheumatologists and researchers by:

  • Dedicated content on the EMEUNET Website, facebook and Twitter and regular Newsletters
  • A network of Country Liaisons responsible for communicating EMEUNET projects/activities and documents to the national societies, and particularly to young trainees and researchers in EULAR member countries
  • EMEUNET initiated courses and mentoring projects
  • EMEUNET Observers, recruited yearly from among EMEUNET Working Group Members on the Standing Committees of EULAR
  • Participation in EULAR task forces for the development of EULAR recommendations
  • Contribution to the planning of sessions at the EULAR Annual Congress together with the EULAR Standing Committee for Education and Training (ESCET)

2) To promote research and create collaborations among emerging rheumatologists and researchers by:

  • Establishing a database of young rheumatologists involved in research and of researchers working in the field of rheumatology
  • Supporting exchange of methodologies, technical data and knowledge as well as dissemination of documents between emerging researchers, through the EMEUNET Website, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Organizing together with Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases the peer-review mentoring program
  • Promoting networking at social events held at the EULAR and ACR Annual Congress
  • Organizing mentor/mentee meetings between EMEUNET members and leaders in the field at the EULAR and ACR Annual Congress