Sam Whittle is a senior consultant rheumatologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia, a senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide and an adjunct senior research fellow at Monash University. His clinical interests include fibromyalgia and spondyloarthritis. He is currently an ANZMUSC Practitioner Fellow, researching living evidence, and has led the development of the Australian Living Guideline for the Pharmacological Management of Inflammatory Arthritis (www.mskguidelines.org). He is the current Vice President and President-elect of the Australian Rheumatology Association. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Australia & New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network (ANZMUSC), a member of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal editorial board and sits on the Steering Committee of the South Australian Statewide Chronic Pain Clinical Network.