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Journal of Medical Ethics is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical ethics. The journal seeks to promote ethical reflection and conduct in scientific research and medical practice. It features original, full length articles on ethical aspects of health care, as well as brief reports, responses, editorials, and other relevant material. To ensure international relevance JME has an Editorial Advisory Board from all around the world.

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Journal of Medical Ethics continues to rank as the best journal in bioethics with a h5-index of 29!

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Journal of Medical Ethics is now accepting submissions in a new 'Extended Essays' category. Extended Essays may be up to 7,000 words and should employ in-depth philosophical analysis addressing important policy - or practice - related normative questions.

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