|Discipline||Medical ethics, medical law|
|Edited by||Edward J. Hutchinson|
|Bluebook||J.L. Med. & Ethics|
|ISO 4||J. Law Med. Ethics|
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic medical journal covering medical ethics and medical law. It was established in 1981 as Law, Medicine & Health Care, which itself was formed by the merger of two journals: Medicolegal News and Nursing Law & Ethics. The journal obtained its current name in 1993. It is published by SAGE in partnership with the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. The editor is Edward J. Hutchinson. The editor-in-chief is Aaron S. Kesselheim. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 0.986, ranking it 25th out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics".