Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is celebrating the 15th year of publishing with more than 500 published articles. Started as a National Journal in 2000 and evolved into an International Journal in a decade which accepts articles from all over the world. Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey (EMAT) serves to the highest number of registered members among the European Emergency Medicine Associations, and directly sponsors the Journal for free, open-access publishing. Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is also an active applicant with an ongoing evaluation process to Pubmed Central.