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BMC Medical Ethics

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

2.76

h-Index

2022-2023

 54

Rank

2022-2023

 5863

SJR

2022-2023

 0.809

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title BMC Medical Ethics
Abbreviation BMC Med. Ethics
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Health (social science) (Q1); Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects (Q1); Health Policy (Q2)
h-index 54
Overall Rank/Ranking 5863
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.809
Impact Score 2.76
Publisher BioMed Central Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 14726939
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 2000-2022




Aim 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. BMC Medical Ethics (ISSN 1472-6939) is indexed/tracked/covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Cinahl, PsycINFO, Thomson Reuters (ISI) and Google Scholar.


About BMC Medical Ethics


BMC Medical Ethics is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Health (social science) (Q1); Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects (Q1); Health Policy (Q2). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of BMC Medical Ethics is 5863. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.809. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 54. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of BMC Medical Ethics journal is 14726939. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. BMC Medical Ethics is cited by a total of 1214 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


BMC Medical Ethics Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of BMC Medical Ethics is 2.76, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. BMC Medical Ethics IF is increased by a factor of 0.07 and approximate percentage change is 2.6% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

BMC Medical Ethics Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of BMC Medical Ethics is 2.76. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of BMC Medical Ethics. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.76
2021 2.69
2020 2.51
2019 2.76
2018 2.90
2017 2.40
2016 1.98
2015 2.42
2014 2.05

BMC Medical Ethics h-index


  Table Setting

BMC Medical Ethics has an h-index of 54. It means 54 articles of this journal have more than 54 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




BMC Medical Ethics ISSN


The ISSN of BMC Medical Ethics is 14726939. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

BMC Medical Ethics Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of BMC Medical Ethics is 5863. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.809. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of BMC Medical Ethics by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.809
2021 0.832
2020 1.075
2019 1.150
2018 1.085
2017 1.016
2016 0.860
2015 0.935
2014 0.616

Ranking of BMC Medical Ethics by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5863
2021 5415
2020 3923
2019 3470
2018 3855
2017 4269
2016 5339
2015 4865
2014 7517

BMC Medical Ethics Publisher


Table Setting

BMC Medical Ethics is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2000-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of BMC Medical Ethics is BMC Med. Ethics. This abbreviation ('BMC Med. Ethics') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in BMC Medical Ethics


If your research field is/are related to Health (social science) (Q1); Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects (Q1); Health Policy (Q2), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the BMC Medical Ethics?

BMC Medical Ethics latest impact IF is 2.76. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 2.90 (2018) and 1.98 (2016), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 2.5 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.809, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 1.150 in 2019 and the lowest being 0.616 in 2014. Furthermore, the average SJR of the BMC Medical Ethics over the previous 9-year period stands at 2.5.


What's the latest h-index of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The latest h-index of the BMC Medical Ethics is 54.


Who's the publisher of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics is published by the BioMed Central Ltd., with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics is currently ranked 5863 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 3470 in 2019 and its lowest position of 7517 in 2014.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the BMC Medical Ethics?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the BMC Medical Ethics is BMC Med. Ethics.


Is the "BMC Medical Ethics" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

BMC Medical Ethics is classified as a journal that the BioMed Central Ltd. publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics encompasses the following areas:

  • Health (social science)
  • Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects
  • Health Policy

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 14726939.


What's the best quartile of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The best quartile for the BMC Medical Ethics is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the BMC Medical Ethics?

The BMC Medical Ethics coverage history can be summarized as follows: 2000-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of BMC Medical Ethics

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.76
2021 2.69
2020 2.51
2019 2.76
2018 2.90
2017 2.40
2016 1.98
2015 2.42
2014 2.05



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