About Medical Humanities
Aims and Scope
Medical Humanities is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical humanities. Medical Humanities aims to encourage a high academic standard for this evolving and developing subject and to enhance professional and public discussion.
It features original articles relevant to the delivery of healthcare, the formulation of public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill, as well as case conferences, educational case studies, book, film, and art reviews, editorials, correspondence, news and notes.
To ensure international relevance Medical Humanities has Editorial Board members from all around the world.
Medical Humanities is co-owned by the Institute of Medical Ethics and BMJ.
Journal Statistics 2014
|Acceptance Rate||18% for Original Research|
|Instant Reject Rate||62% for all papers, receiving a decision within 1-3 days|
|Time from Submission to First Decision||29 days|
|Time from Submission to Final Decision||8 weeks|
|Time from Acceptance to Publication||15 days (online)|
|Indexed By||Medline, Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents (Arts and Humanities)|
|ISSN of MH||1468-215X|
|ISSN of MH Online||1473-4265|
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Rights and permissions
- Medical Humanities is an official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics.
- Medical Humanities is provided as a membership benefit to members of the Association of Medical Humanities.
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.
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