Medical Humanities presents the international conversation around medicine and its engagement with the humanities and arts, social sciences, health policy, medical education, patient experience and the public at large. Led by Dr Brandy Schillace, the journal publishes scholarly and critical articles on a broad range of topics. These include history of medicine, cultures of medicine, disability studies, gender and the body, communities in crisis, bioethics, and public health.
Medical Humanities is an official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics.
Editor-in-Chief: Brandy Schillace, Cleveland, Ohio USA
Access to healthcare may mean coverage and service availability, but it can also mean literal access—would transportation be a problem? What about disability services? Can the patient take the time off work, or get childcare? Accessibility is an issue of social justice. Racial and fiscal minorities, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals are most likely to face discrimination. Access is often a privilege when it should be a right. Watch the video for a preview of this year's Medical Humanities Focus.
Medical Humanities accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including Original Reports, Review Essays and Current Controversies.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for MH.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.