Journals

ASBH members receive discounts on the following journals.

The American Journal of Bioethics
Featuring a unique target article and peer commentary format,The American Journal of Bioethicsinspires comprehensive and rigorous debate across the diverse disciplines of bioethics.

Christian Bioethics
Christian Bioethicsis a nonecumenical, interdenominational journal exploring the content-full commitments of the Christian faiths with regard to the meaning of human life, sexuality, suffering, illness, and death within the context of medicine and health care. Christian bioethics seeks not to gloss over the differences among the Christian faiths but rather to underscore the content-full moral commitments that separate and give moral substance. It is interdenominational in involving editors and inviting contributions from different Christian perspectives.

The Hastings Center Report
The Hastings Center Reportprovides thoughtful, balanced inquiry and insight into the bioethical issues that are changing life and society. Its six issues per year combine incisive scholarship with engaging commentary and beautiful writing.

HEC Forum
HEC Forumis an international, peer-reviewd publications featuring original contributions of interest to practicing physicians, nurses, social workers, risk managers, attorneys, ethicists, and other HEC committee members.

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
TheJournal of Bioethical Inquiryis a forum for discussing and debating ethical, cultural, and social issues arrising in medicine, the health sciences, and health care in general. Coverage includes core areas of conventional bioethics, such as research, clinical practice, and medical technology.

Journal of Clinical Ethics (JCE)
TheJournal of Clinical Ethicsis written for and by physicians, nurses, attorneys, clergy, ethicists, and others whose decisions directly affect patients. More than 70 percent of the articles published inJCEare authored or coauthored by physicians.

Journal of Hospital Ethics
The Journal of Hospital Ethics (JOHE, pronounced "JOE") is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal that takes a practical approach to clinical ethics in the hospital setting.JOHEis published three times a year by the Center for Ethics at Washington Hospital Center, a pioneer in the field of clinical ethics for nearly 30 years. Each issue addresses a specific clinical topic, with articles written by physicians, joined by clinical ethicists and other clinicians from around the world.JOHE's goal is to address the ethically challenging questions raised in a clinical setting and to educate physicians, residents, medical students, and interested others about applying ethical concepts to bedside care.

Journal of Medical Ethics
TheJournal of Medical Ethics is a leading international journal that reflects the whole field of medical ethics. The journal seeks to promote ethical reflection and conduct in scientific research and medical practice. It features original, full length articles on ethical aspects of health care, as well as brief reports, responses, editorials, and other relevant material.Journal of Medical Ethics is the official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics. ASBH members can receive a significant discount on an annual online subscription uponregistration.

Journal of Medical Humanities
TheJournal of Medical Humanitiespublishes original papers reflecting its broad perspective on interdisciplinary studies of medicine and medical education. Research findings emerge from three areas of investigation: medical humanities, cultural studies, and pedagogy.

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy
TheJournal of Medicine and Philosophyserves as a forum for the discussion of issues in ethics and the philosophy of medicine. It draws from contributors from across the globe, reflecting the diversity of scholarly approaches and commitments in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Issues in this bimonthly journal have ranged from health care reform and the role of the family in consent to treatment to the definition ofhealthanddisease.

Medical Humanities
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.Medical Humanities is the official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics. ASBH members can receive a significant discount on an annual online subscription upon registration.

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journalis a scholarly peer-reviewed forum featuring international and domestic views, analysis, and insight on important developments in bioethics.

Theortetical Medicine and Bioethics
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethicsexamines clinical judgment and reasoning, medical concepts such as health and disease, the philosophical basis of medical science, and the philosophical ethics of health care and biomedical research.

Additional Journals

The AMA Journal of Ethics
The AMA Journal of Ethics is the American Medical Association's online, open-access, advertisement-free ethics journal. This MEDLINE-indexed journal explores ethical issues and challenges faced by students and clinicians in their training and daily practice.

American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience
AJOB Neuroscienceprovides a comprehensive resource for scholars, practitioners, and others intereseting in ethics and the brains sciences. We interpret the scope of the field broadly, and seek wide-ranging contributions exploring the clinical, ethical, social, and legal dimensions of neuroscience.

The American Society of Law and Medicine and Ethics (ASLME)
ASLME'sJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethicsis a peer-reviewed quarterly read by more than 4,500 health care professionals. It provides articles on such timely topics as health care quality and access, managed care, pain relief, genetics, child and maternal health, reproductive health, informed consent, assisted dying, ethics committees, HIV/AIDS, and public health. Issues review significant policy developments, health law court decisions, and books.

Ars Medica
Ars Medicais a biannual literary journal that explores the interface between the arts and medicine and examines what makes medicine an art.Ars Medicaprovides a place for dialogue, meaning making, and the representation of experiences of the body, health, wellness, and encounters with the medical system. Content includes narratives from patients and health care workers, medical history, fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art.

The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethicsserves as an international forum for addressing the increasingly complex challenges of biology, medicine, and health care. As a journal committed to expanding the community of bioethicists worldwide,CQwelcomes well-argued papers from a variety of methodological and normative viewpoints.

Health Care Ethics USA
A quarterly newsletter jointly published by the Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University and the Catholic Health Association of the United States. This publication is an ethics vehicle for the Catholic health ministry. In it, ethicists and those responsible for ethics in their organizations will share ideas, ethical analyses and reflections, leading practices, policies, tools, case studies, literature reviews and bibliographies, and other important resources.

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (IJFAB)  
Edited by Mary C. Rawlinson and published twice a year, the journal provides a forum within bioethics for feminist thought and debate. Sponsored by the International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics,IJFABregularly publishes articles on ethical issues related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences. The journal demonstrates clearly the necessity and distinctive contributions of feminist scholarship to bioethics. 

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
JLMEis a leading peer-reviewed hournal for research at the intersection of law, health policy, ethics, and medicine. Read by more than 4,500 health care professionals,JLMEis the authoritatice source for health law teachers, practitioners, policy makers, risk managers, and anyone else concerned with the safe, equitable, and ethical delivery of health care services.

Literature and Medicine
Literature and Medicinefeatures creative and critical works of physician-writers, scholars, and medical humanists. Interdisciplinary in nature, the journal is devoted to exploring interfaces between literary and medical knowledge and understanding.

Medicine, Healthcare, and Philosophy
Medicine, Health Care and Philosophyis a forum for international exchange of research data, theories, reports and opinions on bioethics, and the philosophy of medicine and health care. This offical journal of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care covers history, ethics, anthropology, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, and health care.

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics
Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics provides a forum for exploring current issues in bioethics through the publication and analysis of personal stories, qualitative and mixed-methods research articles, and case studies. Articles may address the experiences of patients, research participants, health care workers, and researchers. The journal is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of bioethical issues by engaging rich descriptions of complex human experiences. Although the journal upholds appropriate standards for narrative inquiry and qualitative research, it seeks to publish articles that will appeal to a broad readership of health care providers and researchers, bioethicists, sociologists, policy makers, and others.

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Founded in 1957,Perspectives in Biology and Medicine presents articles of current interest in medicine and biology in a context with humanistic, social, and scientific concerns. The journal covers a wide range of biomedical topics: neurobiology, biomedical ethics and history, genetics and evolution, and ecology.