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News 2023


60th anniversary of the journal Reumatologia 1963-2023

42nd Conference of Rheumatology Outpatient Clinic Chairmen and Managers

Rheumatology Feather Awards

Webinars to improve the researcher’s workshop



A post-COVID patient. What we know and what is ahead of us?


We present to you a publication that is a collection of articles by experienced scientists from leading clinical centers and research institutes, who described the pandemic situation in 2021-2022 in various therapeutic areas, scientific and medical progress, and current guidelines for the care of a post-covid patient. The publication is a continuation of the collection of articles published in 2021 entitled: „Post-COVID patient. What stays and what changes?”

The texts published in our book are based on the lectures presented at the hybrid format conference titled „A post-COVID patient – what we know and what is ahead of us?”, which took place on November 14–15th 2022 at the National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation in Warsaw. This was a second conference organised by the Institute – thanks to the grant provided by the Ministry of Education and Science as a part of the „Excellent Science” program – which concerned a subject of COVID-19 and its scientific, clinical and epidemiologic aspects. During the conference the problems of: COVD-19 late effects, health care organizational challenges arising from the pandemic and the utilization of modern communication tools in the circulation of knowledge were discussed.


 Scientific Editor

Maria Maślińska


Publication co-financed from the state budget under the programme of the Minister of Education and Science entitled: „Excellent Science” project number DNK/SP/549767/2022 grant amount 257 600.00 PLN, total project value 287 100.00 PLN.


The publication is available as an e-publication


Dear Scientists, Colleagues of NIGRiR!

in view of the great interest in the webinars on publishing scientific articles, we would like to invite you to the next edition, this time the meeting will be held in the NIGRiR Auditorium:

Seminar on scholary writing and editing

date: 22 March 2023, 12.00 pm – 4.00 pm

venue: NIGRiR auditorium

participation in the meeting: free of charge


participants will receive a certificate


The seminar has been co-financed by the 'Development of Scientific Journals’ programme of the Ministry of Education and Science






  • 14-15.11.2022 – 2nd Scientific Conference „The post-COVID patient. What do we already know and what lies ahead?”. The conference presented the experiences of clinical centres that faced the pandemic situation in 2021 and continued to treat patients during wave 4-6 of the pandemic in different therapeutic areas. During the conference, experts discussed ongoing clinical trials in post-COVID-19 patients at the CWBK NIGRiR, presented the current challenges and issues of post-COVID patient care, and addressed the current topic of influenza virus coexistence with SARS-CoV-2, in the autumn.
  • Day 1-2:


  • Post-conference publication: 'The post-COVID patient. What do we already know and what lies ahead?” (pdf)


  • 01.2022 – Webinar: Principles of presentation of study results and clinical observations. Lecturers: Prof. Armen Gasparyan, Dr. Maria Myslinska, Dr. Olena Zimba


  • 6-7.09.2021 – National scientific conference: 'The post-COVID patient. What stays and what changes?„. The conference presented the latest developments in the care of the post-COVID SARS-CoV-2 patient, supported by the experience of prominent specialists in the area of diagnosis and treatment of patients with COVID-19, from various fields of medicine and related sciences. Experts presented current recommendations for drug and non-drug therapies dedicated to patients with COVID-19, as well as Polish diagnostic, therapeutic and organisational recommendations for the care of infected persons. Leading the conference was an expert-led discussion on the care of post-COVID patients suffering from 'post-COVID syndrome’ and proposals for change in this area.


  • Post-conference publication: the post-COVID patient. What stays and what changes? (pdf) Supplement to the journal Rheumatology. The articles are available at the link:




  • 20-21.11.2020 – 'Rheumatic diseases in science, publications, science and the health care system’. The project is co-financed by a grant from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, programme „Excellent science, support of scientific conferences”.


  • Post-conference publication: Rheumatic diseases in science, publications, science and the health care system (pdf)


  • 11.2020 award ceremony of the journal „Rheumatology”, transmitted online.
  • List of winners:
  • Golden Feather of Rheumatology 2019 for: Piotr Wojdasiewicz, Anna Wajda, Ewa Haładyj, Katarzyna Romanowska-Próchnicka, Anna Felis-Giemza, Jolanta Nałęcz-Janik, Marcela Walczyk, Marzena Olesińska, Beata Tarnacka, Agnieszka Paradowska-Gorycka for the paper entitled IL-35, TNF-α, BAFF, and VEGF serum levels in patients with different rheumatic diseases


  • Silver Feather of Rheumatology 2019 for: Andrzej Pawlik, Agnieszka Paradowska-Gorycka, Krzysztof Safranow, Violetta Dziedziejko, Grażyna Dutkiewicz, Sylwia Słuczanowska-Głąbowska, Zygmunt Juzyszyn, Marek Droździk for the paper SLC22A5 polymorphism associated with risk of extra-articular manifestations in rheumatoid arthritis patients


  • The 2019 Bronze Feather of Rheumatology for: Maria Maślińska, Agnieszka Paradowska-Gorycka, Małgorzata Mańczak, Kinga Kostyra-Grabczak, Brygida Kwiatkowska for the paper The level of TGF-β in sera of patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome


  • The 2019 Bronze Feather of Rheumatology for: Marta Madej, Patryk Woytala, Marek Frankowski, Łukasz Lubiński, Renata Sokolik, Agata Sebastian, Beata Maciążek-Chyra, Piotr Wiland for the paper entitled Tofacitinib in the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis – single-centre experience


  • 18-19.11.2020 – Good practices in the writing of scientific articles/ Good practices in the writing of medical scientific articles.





History of the Journal

50th anniversary of the journal Rheumatology

On 23 May 2013, the 50th Anniversary Gala of the journal Reumatology was held at the Primate’s Palace in Warsaw, 13/15 Senatorska Street. The gala was hosted by Professor Anna Jędryka-Góral, editor-in-chief of Reumatology, together with editor Małgorzata Wiśniewska. During the meeting, the most distinguished people for the development of the journal were honoured by presenting them with commemorative statuettes and diplomas. In his short speech, Minister Aleksander Sopliński, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Health, emphasised the role of the journal Reumatologia in broadening and popularising knowledge of rheumatic diseases.


The journal Reumatologia is a bi-monthly scientific journal addressed to rheumatologists, orthopaedists and internists, scientists and clinicians. The history of the creation of the journal dates back to the beginnings of the Institute of Rheumatology in Warsaw and has evolved from the „Rheumatological News Bulletin”, through „Progress of Rheumatology”, „Polish Rheumatology” to the contemporary scientific journal „Rheumatology”, which has been published since 1963.

The initiator and first editor of the scientific journal at the Institute of Rheumatology was Professor Eleonora Reicher, a great physician, organiser and scientist. The next editor-in-chief was Professor Włodzimierz Brühl for many years.

From the beginning, the journal published review and original papers in Polish with abstracts in English and Russian. Currently, „Rheumatology” is a journal published in English and indexed in many international scientific databases such as: PubMed Central (PMC), Academic Journals Database, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts CAS, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, Electronic Journals Library (EZB), EMBASE, Free Medical Journals, Genamics/JournalSeek, Geneva Foundation Free Medical Journals, Harvard Libraries – University of California Libraries, HINARI Access to Research, International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), Index Copernicus, J-Gate, NewJour, Polish Minsitry of Science and Higher Education (PMSHE), Polish Medical Library (GBL), ProQuest, RedLink, SCIRUS, SCOPUS, Swiss University Library Network (RERO), Web of Science Core Collection, WorldCat, ZETOC.


Since January 2005. „Rheumatology” is published in a format compatible with the requirements of the European Union. The journal is also available

in electronic form. It is the organ of the National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (formerly the Institute of Rheumatology) and the Polish Society of Rheumatology. The editors-in-chief of the journal after those previously mentioned were Professors Stanisław Luft, Jacek Pazdur, Anna Jędryka-Goral and Eugeniusz Józef Kucharz.


Current Editorial Office


Maria Maślińska ORCID



feature editors – basic science

Katarzyna Fischer

Agnieszka Paradowska-Gorycka

Barbara Stypińska


associated editors

Bogna Grygiel-Górniak

Kinga Kostyra-Grabczak

Anna Masiak

Katarzyna Romanowska-Próchnicka


consulting editors

Joanna Makowska

Ciro Manzo

Agnieszka Skoczylas


social media editors

Olga Brzezińska

Alina Dima

Tsvetoslav Georgiev

Neslihan Gokcen

Durga Prasanna Misra

Olena Zimba


language editors

Richard Ashcroft, Krzysztof Maśliński


statistics editors

Małgorzata Misztal, Małgorzata Mańczak, Paweł Żuchowski


publishing editor

Monika Ślusarska



managing editor

Irena Lisiewska


editor and secretary of the editorial office

Agnieszka Urban-Tychmanowicz


The journal has a policy in line with the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and has officially been on the list of journals operating in accordance with these recommendations since 2013. The journal uses anti-plagiarism systems. It is available to readers in an open access system. Authors of submitted articles come from countries all over the world, including Switzerland, Italy, Canada, Iran, Israel, Mexico, Turkey, Ukraine, Slovakia, Romania and the United States. Thanks to the cooperation with Polish and foreign reviewers, attention to the substantive level of the published works is maintained. Every year, prizes are awarded to Polish authors of the best original papers: Golden, Silver and Bronze pens of „Rheumatology”. The journal carries out broader educational activities by organising training courses on writing scientific papers. „Rheumatology” has also been a media patron of a number of important scientific conferences, such as the 5th International Academy of Autoimmunity, which took place on 13-15 December 2019 in Warsaw.

The editors, in cooperation with the journal’s scientific advisory board, the support of the reviewers and the efforts of the authors, are striving for further evaluation and entry into Impact Factor scoring journals. At present, papers published in 'Rheumatology’ can be used as a basis for the scientific evaluation of academics and adepts aspiring to doctoral degrees.