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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Ethics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice, including professional choices and conduct, medical technologies, healthcare systems and health policies.


Clare Partridge, BioMed Central

Section Editors

  • Yvonne Denier, University of Leuven
  • Beatrice Godard, University of Montreal
  • Anita Ho, University of British Columbia
  • Richard Huxtable, University of Bristol
  • Jonathan Ives, The University of Birmingham
  • Stuart Nicholls, University of Ottawa
  • Jeremy Snyder, Simon Fraser University