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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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JME Top Journal in Bioethics

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

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Extended Essays

Journal of Medical Ethics now accepts Extended Essays, these 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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IME Conference 2017

The Institute of Medical Ethics Annual Conference for 2017 will take place in Liverpool on 15 and 16 June. The call for abstracts will be sent out in November, with a deadline in February.

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