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Health Humanities

This guide is designed to support the growing interdisciplinary field of health humanities and related topics. It includes links to relevant books, scholarly journals, library databases, and other resources.

Finding Journals

Top Journals in Health Humanities

Looking for a Specific Journal?  

UT Libraries has upgraded to a new platform for access to library resources. If you already know the title of the journal you would like to access, use the Journals Search (linked below) to see which library databases have the full text.


Subscription Journals

Looking for titles of top Health Humanities journals? See our handpicked list below. Use the Journal Search (link above) to check if the UT Libraries subscriptions and to access the journal content.

  • American Journal of Bioethics
  • Anthropology & Medicine
  • Bellevue Literary Review
  • Bioethics
  • BMC Medical Ethics
  • British Journal for the History of Science
  • Bulletin of the History of Medicine
  • Health Affairs
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science
  • Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
  • Journal of Medical Humanities
  • Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
  • Literature and Medicine
  • Medical Anthropology Quarterly
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Medical History
  • Medical Humanities
  • Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics
  • The New Bioethics
  • Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine
  • Quarterly Journal of Medical Ethics
  • Rhetoric of Health & Medicine
  • Social History of Medicine

Open Access Journals

These journals are are freely available to everyone, no subscription necessary.

Special Issues of Journals

Some broader journals from other disciplines have released special issues on health and medical humanities. 

Interlibrary Loan

Looking for Articles?

Do you want individual articles about a specific topic, no matter what journal they're published in? See the "Finding Articles" tab on this guide!

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