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.
For information about Medical Humanities Editor-in-Chief Dr Brandy Schillace and her editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
Medical Humanities is an official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Current Contents: Arts and Humanities, MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), Google Scholar|
|Peer Review Model||Double blind; both the reviewer and the author are anonymous to each other|
|Acceptance rate||32% in 2017|
|Time from submission to first decision||41 days|
|Time from acceptance to online publication||17 days|
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