Sam 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. He helped to establish the Australia & New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network (ANZMUSC). He is also an ANZMUSC Practitioner Fellow, researching ‘living’ evidence in musculoskeletal disease. His other academic interests include fibromyalgia syndrome and spondyloarthritis. Sam is also a member of the Editorial Boards of Cochrane Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Republic.