About JCRI

JCRI - The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology
The Journal of Clinical Rheumatology and Immunology (JCRI) is a peer-reviewed bi-yearly publication of The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology.

Before 2019, JCRI was published as "The Hong Kong Bulletin on Rheumatic Diseases". The journal's subject areas cover a wide range of Rheumatology and Immunological conditions from a clinical perspective.

The Journal publishes original articles, review articles, case reports, clinical / imaging vignettes and quizzes. International authors are welcome. All accepted papers become the copyright of the Journal and may be subjected to editorial revision so as to conform to the style adopted by the Journal.

All opinions expressed are the authors' and do not necessarily represent the views of The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology or World Scientific (the Publisher). The appearance of advertisements is not a warranty, endorsement or approval of the product or safety. The Society and Publisher disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas or products referred to in the articles or advertisements.


For general submission to the JCRI, there is a compulsory payment of
US$500 per article
for a research-/review-type article) for publication within this Open Access Journal.

For editorial-/short communication-type article, the APC is
US$200 per article
(provided each article is less than 1500 words without figures).

The Hong Kong Society of Rheumatology will pay this OA Article Processing Charge for all Hong Kong-based authors who are members of the Society as well as the specially invited non-member authors. For all other authors, the Society will make a decision on a case-by-case basis.

Online Journal Homepage Access

Editorial Manager Submission System

Editor in Chief
  • Dr. Mok Chi Chiu
Associate Editors
  • Dr. Cheung Tsang, Tommy
  • Dr. Chung Ho Yin
  • Dr. Li Hei, Philip
  • Dr. So Ho
  • Dr. Wong Ching Han, Priscilla
  • Dr. Chan Chiu Wai, Shirley
  • Dr. Ciang Chu Oi, Natalia
  • Dr. Kwok Yan, Kitty
  • Dr. Lai Tin Lok, Billy
  • Dr. Tsang Hoi Lun, Helen
  • Dr. Wong Pui Yan, Stella
  • Dr. Wu Tsz Yuen, Tom
  • Dr. Yung Ka Man, Amy