Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Medical Ethics

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

BMJ Publishing Group

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H-Index

77

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

03066800, 14734257

Coverage

1975-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

jme@bmj.com

Scope

Journal 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 articles on various ethical aspects of health care relevant to health care professionals, members of clinical ethics committees, medical ethics professionals, researchers and bioscientists, policy makers and patients. Subscribers to the Journal of Medical Ethics also receive Medical Humanities journal at no extra cost. JME is the official journal of the Institute of Medical Ethics. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Health Policy1999Q1
Health Policy2000Q2
Health Policy2001Q1
Health Policy2002Q1
Health Policy2003Q1
Health Policy2004Q1
Health Policy2005Q1
Health Policy2006Q1
Health Policy2007Q1
Health Policy2008Q2
Health Policy2009Q2
Health Policy2010Q2
Health Policy2011Q1
Health Policy2012Q2
Health Policy2013Q2
Health Policy2014Q1
Health Policy2015Q2
Health Policy2016Q2
Health Policy2017Q2
Health Policy2018Q1
Health Policy2019Q1
Health Policy2020Q2
Health Policy2021Q1
Health (social science)1999Q2
Health (social science)2000Q2
Health (social science)2001Q1
Health (social science)2002Q2
Health (social science)2003Q2
Health (social science)2004Q1
Health (social science)2005Q1
Health (social science)2006Q1
Health (social science)2007Q1
Health (social science)2008Q1
Health (social science)2009Q1
Health (social science)2010Q1
Health (social science)2011Q1
Health (social science)2012Q1
Health (social science)2013Q1
Health (social science)2014Q1
Health (social science)2015Q1
Health (social science)2016Q2
Health (social science)2017Q2
Health (social science)2018Q1
Health (social science)2019Q1
Health (social science)2020Q1
Health (social science)2021Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects1999Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2000Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2001Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2002Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2003Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2004Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2005Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2006Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2007Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2008Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2009Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2010Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2011Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2012Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2013Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2014Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2015Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2016Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2017Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2018Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2019Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2020Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2021Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19990.486
20000.435
20010.594
20020.506
20030.482
20040.570
20050.768
20060.808
20070.792
20080.626
20090.637
20100.651
20110.918
20120.749
20130.778
20140.820
20150.732
20160.653
20170.618
20181.005
20190.846
20200.768
20210.880
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
1999114
2000106
2001116
2002115
2003112
2004162
2005188
2006178
2007182
2008236
2009179
2010205
2011184
2012191
2013240
2014243
2015265
2016199
2017208
2018210
2019217
2020223
2021424
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.779
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.836
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.869
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.913
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.998
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.323
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.709
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.569
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.519
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.780
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.506
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.451
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.418
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.779
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.935
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.311
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.558
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.735
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.358
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.451
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.826
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.799
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.777
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.851
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.965
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.416
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.503
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.369
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.428
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.482
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.392
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.353
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.443
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.748
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199944
Self Cites200046
Self Cites200140
Self Cites200240
Self Cites200346
Self Cites200453
Self Cites200575
Self Cites200682
Self Cites200785
Self Cites2008149
Self Cites200981
Self Cites201084
Self Cites201187
Self Cites201274
Self Cites201341
Self Cites201454
Self Cites2015103
Self Cites201659
Self Cites201774
Self Cites201899
Self Cites201985
Self Cites202098
Self Cites2021208
Total Cites1999187
Total Cites2000227
Total Cites2001251
Total Cites2002314
Total Cites2003326
Total Cites2004374
Total Cites2005510
Total Cites2006748
Total Cites2007860
Total Cites2008843
Total Cites2009888
Total Cites2010930
Total Cites20111076
Total Cites2012961
Total Cites2013984
Total Cites2014914
Total Cites2015915
Total Cites2016878
Total Cites2017948
Total Cites20181008
Total Cites2019917
Total Cites2020924
Total Cites20211593
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.822
External Cites per document20000.943
External Cites per document20010.991
External Cites per document20021.109
External Cites per document20031.053
External Cites per document20041.225
External Cites per document20051.526
External Cites per document20061.965
External Cites per document20071.850
External Cites per document20081.477
External Cites per document20091.497
External Cites per document20101.584
External Cites per document20111.838
External Cites per document20121.879
External Cites per document20132.002
External Cites per document20141.903
External Cites per document20151.685
External Cites per document20161.578
External Cites per document20171.727
External Cites per document20181.942
External Cites per document20191.865
External Cites per document20201.743
External Cites per document20212.821
Cites per document19990.779
Cites per document20000.825
Cites per document20010.837
Cites per document20020.935
Cites per document20030.967
Cites per document20041.090
Cites per document20051.311
Cites per document20061.619
Cites per document20071.629
Cites per document20081.538
Cites per document20091.490
Cites per document20101.558
Cites per document20111.735
Cites per document20121.692
Cites per document20131.697
Cites per document20141.486
Cites per document20151.358
Cites per document20161.174
Cites per document20171.341
Cites per document20181.500
Cites per document20191.486
Cites per document20201.455
Cites per document20212.451
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19993.51
20002.83
20015.17
20025.22
20034.46
20048.02
20057.45
200610.67
20078.24
200814.83
20098.38
201014.15
201112.50
201212.04
20134.17
201413.17
20159.06
201618.09
201712.50
201814.76
201913.36
202018.83
202120.28
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents199966
Non-citable documents200083
Non-citable documents200187
Non-citable documents200289
Non-citable documents200371
Non-citable documents200481
Non-citable documents2005104
Non-citable documents2006123
Non-citable documents2007109
Non-citable documents200878
Non-citable documents200957
Non-citable documents201063
Non-citable documents201182
Non-citable documents201296
Non-citable documents2013109
Non-citable documents2014163
Non-citable documents2015192
Non-citable documents2016229
Non-citable documents2017201
Non-citable documents2018204
Non-citable documents2019171
Non-citable documents2020161
Non-citable documents2021159
Citable documents1999174
Citable documents2000192
Citable documents2001213
Citable documents2002247
Citable documents2003266
Citable documents2004262
Citable documents2005285
Citable documents2006339
Citable documents2007419
Citable documents2008470
Citable documents2009539
Citable documents2010534
Citable documents2011538
Citable documents2012472
Citable documents2013471
Citable documents2014452
Citable documents2015482
Citable documents2016519
Citable documents2017506
Citable documents2018468
Citable documents2019446
Citable documents2020474
Citable documents2021491
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999145
Uncited documents2000159
Uncited documents2001173
Uncited documents2002180
Uncited documents2003169
Uncited documents2004176
Uncited documents2005177
Uncited documents2006189
Uncited documents2007201
Uncited documents2008200
Uncited documents2009222
Uncited documents2010227
Uncited documents2011227
Uncited documents2012221
Uncited documents2013238
Uncited documents2014266
Uncited documents2015317
Uncited documents2016385
Uncited documents2017311
Uncited documents2018294
Uncited documents2019278
Uncited documents2020297
Uncited documents2021263
Cited documents199995
Cited documents2000116
Cited documents2001127
Cited documents2002156
Cited documents2003168
Cited documents2004167
Cited documents2005212
Cited documents2006273
Cited documents2007327
Cited documents2008348
Cited documents2009374
Cited documents2010370
Cited documents2011393
Cited documents2012347
Cited documents2013342
Cited documents2014349
Cited documents2015357
Cited documents2016363
Cited documents2017396
Cited documents2018378
Cited documents2019339
Cited documents2020338
Cited documents2021387
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