Reviewing for RHM--Overview and Tips


Recently, the editing team held a "coffee chat" at the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine Symposium. For that event, co-editor Kim Hensley Owens prepared this video , which offers an overview and tips for those interested in reviewing for the journal. 

Request for Proposals: Co-Editor of Rhetoric of Health & Medicine


The co-editors and editorial board of the journal Rhetoric of Health & Medicine (RHM) are soliciting proposals for a co-editor with a five-year commitment. The appointed editor should be available to work with the current co-editors starting in the summer of 2021. They will be supported by a team of assistant editors and editorial assistants.

Response to Racial Injustice


The co-editors of RHM want to empahsize the journal's commitment in cultivating, sponsoring, publishing, and promoting scholarship that addresses racism and interlocking systems of oppression as public health (and/or other health or medical) issues. We welcome queries or submissions around these important issues.

RHM Wins National Award


The Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM) has been presented the “Best New Journal” award by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. Awarded at MLA on January 10th, 2020, RHM is the first writing or rhetoric journal to be given this award in the last ten years.

Video: Decisions letters


Learn how the co-editors, Blake Scott and Lisa Meloncon, write the decisions letters that are sent to authors when a manuscript has been reviewed.

Video: Author Interviews


Learn how RHM's assistant editors will work with authors to to help spread the word on their important work.

Now Accepting Submissions


The Rhetoric of Health & Medicine is now accepting submissions through our online submission system.