Perspectives in Biology and Medicine is an academic journal founded in 1957. It publishes essays that explore biology and medicine in relation to their place in society. Authors write informally, presenting their “perspectives” as the titles suggests. Topics covered are sometimes explicitly scientific, but might also extend into areas of philosophy, history, pedagogy, and medical practice. The editors are doctors Robert Perlman and Richard L Landau of the University of Chicago.
The journal is published quarterly. Circulation is 1,269 and the average length of an issue is 160 pages.