Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that offers a platform not only for presenting, but also for shaping the conversation around medicine as practice and philosophy as it engages with humanities and arts, social sciences, health policy, medical education, patient experience and the public at large. We seek scholarly and critical submissions on subjects of interest, including: epidemics and disease, history of medicine, cultures of medicine, disability studies, gender and the body, communities in crisis, bioethics, and public health as they inform and are informed by the humanities.
Journal statistics 2016
|Acceptance rate||43% in 2016|
|Acceptance rate||40% in 2016|
|Time from submission to first decision||49 days|
|Time from acceptance to online publication||17 days|
|Indexed by||Medline, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents (Arts and Humanities), Scopus|
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