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The AMA Journal of Ethics® is an open-access, MEDLINE-indexed online journal of expert-solicited and peer-reviewed content that receives over one million visits annually (and growing). Our editorial mission is to help health professions students and clinicians make sound ethical decisions in service to patients and society.

The AMA Journal of Ethics invites original submissions for peer review on the following themes that will be explored in 2017-2018 issues 


  • September: Incarceration and Correctional Health Care

  • October: Clean Water Access and the Roles of Clinician

  • November: Ethics of Collaborative Health Systems Design

  • December: Health Care Ethics and Professionalism in the Era of Climate Change


  • January: Clinicians’ Responsiveness to Violence

  • February: Roles of Comics in Health Care Ethics

  • March: Global Reproductive Health Ethics in the 21st Century

  • April: Ethical Considerations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • May: Trauma Surgery Ethics

  • June: Ethics in Burn Care

  • July: Religion and Spirituality in Health Care Practice

  • August: Ethics, Policy, and the Roles of Physicians in Care of the Dying

  • September: Ethics in Precision Health


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