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The ethics of the economics of healthcare

Guest Editors
Mathias Barra, PhD, Akershus University Hospital, Norway
Lars Sandman, PhD, Linköping University, Sweden
Iestyn Williams, PhD, University of Birmingham, UK

Submission Status: Open until 7 April 2025

Racial disparities in healthcare

Guest Editors
Shervin Assari, MD, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, USA
Jordan M. Sang, PhD, BC Centre on Substance Use, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 6 January 2025

Islamic medical ethics

Guest Editors
Rosie Duivenbode, MD, Uppsala University, Sweden
Aasim I. Padela, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Inass Shaltout, MD, Cairo University, Egypt

Submission Status: Open until 16 December 2024


Ethical considerations in decision-making for gender-affirming care

Guest Editors:
Asa Radix: Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, USA
Arjee Javellana Restar: University of Washington, USA
Megan E. Sutter: Emory University, USA
Ariella R. Tabaac: Harvard Medical School, USA


Ethics of artificial intelligence in health and medicine

Guest Editors:
Nan Liu:
 National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kadri Simm: University of Tartu, Estonia
Honghan Wu: University College London, UK


Perspectives and attitudes towards organ donation

Guest Editors:
Elena Cavazzoni: University of Sydney, Australia
Sonny Dhanani: University of Ottawa, Canada
Greg Moorlock: University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Matthew Weiss: Centre Mère-Enfant Soleil du CHU de Québec, Canada


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  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 3.0
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.1
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.384
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.975

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 12
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 200

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    Downloads: 1,830,857
    Altmetric mentions: 1,282

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