Journal of Medical Ethics
is a leading journal covering the whole field of medical ethics, promoting ethical reflection and conduct in scientific research and medical practice.
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Journal of Medical Ethics is an official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics and a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.
JME features articles on ethical aspects of health care relevant to health care professionals, members of clinical ethics committees, medical ethics professionals, researchers and bioscientists, policy makers and patients. It also publishes an associated forum.
The Editor-in-Chief is Professor John McMillan (University of Otago), who leads an international editorial team.
Find out how you can contribute to the journal’s Feature Article discussions here.
The Journal of Medical Ethics accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, reviews and feature articles.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for JME.
Original research:The ethical canary: narrow reflective equilibrium as a source of moral justification in healthcare priority-setting
19 February 2024
Extended essay:Extending patient-centred communication to non-speaking intellectually disabled persons
19 February 2024
Feature article:Designing AI for mental health diagnosis: challenges from sub-Saharan African value-laden judgements on mental health disorders
19 February 2024
Commentary:Pregnancy loss care should not be biased in favour of human gestation
13 February 2024
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