Journal of Medical Ethics

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Journal of Medical Ethics  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Med. Ethics
Discipline Medical ethics
Language English
Edited by Julian Savulescu
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0306-6800 (print)
1473-4257 (web)
OCLC no. 1838186

The Journal of Medical Ethics is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of bioethics established in 1975.[1]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.764, ranking it 5th out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics".[2]


Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford) has been editor-in-chief since 2011.[3] Previous editors have been Søren Holm (Cardiff University) and John Harris (University of Manchester, 2001-2011); Raanan Gillon (Imperial College London, 1980-2001);[4] and Alastair V. Campbell (University of Edinburgh, 1975-1980, founding editor).[5]

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  1. ^ "About". Journal of Medical Ethics. Retrieved 2010-01-14. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ethics". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 
  3. ^ "Editorial board". Journal of Medical Ethics. Retrieved 2010-01-14. 
  4. ^ "Home - Emeritus Professor Raanan Gillon". 
  5. ^ Reynolds, L.A., and E.M. Tansey, eds. Medical Ethics Education in Britain, 1963-1993. London: UK: Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 2007: p.198. Available from:

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