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  • $200k in Available Awards for Students’ Innovations in Primary Care Technology

    This is the call for entries in the 2017 cycle of our unique national Student Prize competition for technology innovations directed at the needs of primary care in medicine. Interested students should begin to pull together ideas for submission in the upcoming 2017 cycle.

  • 2017 Newly Elected Fellows

    Please join us in congratulating the newly elevated IEEE Fellows for the Class of 2017! We are especially proud of the Fellows selected from among our EMBS membership…

  • Search for Editor-In-Chief: IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering

    The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is undertaking a search for Editor-In-Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (TNSRE).

  • Congratulations to the 2017 Newly Elected EMB Administrative Committee

  • EMBS Local Paper Competitions

  • Call for Nominations: IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturers Program

    The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) invites nominations for EMBS Distinguished Lecturers. The IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturers Program provides high quality speakers to the Biomedical Engineering Community, especially, EMBS Chapters, Student Branch Chapters, and Student Clubs.

  • In Memoriam: André Dittmar

    André Dittmar has been very active within the French and International BME community. He was a pioneer in the field of micro and nano technologies in life sciences and health technologies, and known worldwide for his innovative contributions to wearable sensors and systems.

  • Keynote Speakers at HIPT-2016

  • Vote for EMB AdCom

    To All Current EMB Members in Good Standing:

    You should have received an email with instructions on how to vote for members of this year’s EMB AdCom. If you haven’t received this email, please contact Michael Markowycz at m.markowycz@ieee.org

  • Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering

    Biomedical Engineering (BME) is among the most dynamic, multi-disciplinary, and rapidly evolving areas that plays a significant role in expanding the capabilities of healthcare and the ways it will be delivered in the future. The BME program at Ryerson University is housed in, and administrated by, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is exhibiting continued growth. Ryerson’s B.Eng. BME program was the first and only standalone undergraduate Biomedical Engineering program in English Canada at the time of its inception in 2008, and remains the first one to be fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. Being housed in a strategic downtown campus at Ryerson University, located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, the BME program benefits from the proximity to Toronto’s Medical Discovery District and seven world-class hospitals.

  • Neuromodulation Faculty Scholars:
    Fourth Hiring Round

    Applications will be accepted for tenured/tenure track appointments at the assistant, associate or full professor levels. The key criteria include, but are not limited to, scientific accomplishment, potential impact of future research, the ability to integrate with existing programs and translational initiatives with industry. Successful candidates must demonstrate the capability to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program, a commitment to medical, graduate or undergraduate education, and to collaborative, transdisciplinary program development.

  • New MOOC: So, You Want to be a Biomedical Engineer!

    Want to become a biomedical engineer but not sure where to focus or how to get there? So You Want to Become a Biomedical Engineer is an engineering course that will give you an overview of this wildly popular and vast field. You’ll learn about more than two dozen areas of focus and get a peek at some of the cool and exciting advances going on at top institutions.

  • 2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalists

    Congratulations to the 2016 EMBS Student Paper Competition Finalists and Winners!

  • EMBS President Letter to the Membership

    At its November 2015 meeting, the IEEE Board of Directors proposed revisions to the IEEE Constitution. These revisions are to be voted upon by the IEEE membership as part of the 2016 IEEE election ballot, opening 15 August and closing 3 October. The revisions have the stated objective: “Create a nimble, flexible, forward-looking organization…”

  • The New York Academy of Sciences

    13th Key Symposium 2016: Bioelectronic Medicine

    On September 21-23, 2016, The New York Academy of Sciences, along with The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the Journal of Internal Medicine, presents 13th Key Symposium 2016: Bioelectronic Medicine — Technology Targeting Molecular Mechanisms.

  • NSF

    Awards for Young Professionals Contributing to Smart and Connected Health and Attending 2016 IEEE EMBS Annual Conference

    For the first time, EMBS is hosting the National Science Foundation (NSF) at EMBC 2016 for a series of events that will promote advanced research, and foster education and professional development in Smart and Connected Health.

  • The IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conference on Healthcare Innovations & Point-of-Care Technologies will be held in Mexico from 9-11 November 2016

    This conference will focus on healthcare innovations and point-of-care technologies, and their clinical translation to address challenges in global quality healthcare. The proposed conference will provide an international forum with clinicians, healthcare providers, industry experts, innovators, researchers and students to define clinical needs and technology solutions towards commercialization and translation to clinical applications across different environments and infrastructures.

  • EMBC Future Dates

  • EMBS celebrates IEEE Medal of Healthcare Innovations Technology recipient Charles A. Mistretta at Awards Ceremony

  • Robin Sidhu Memorial Young Scientist Award

    Late Robin Sidhu, a young ebullient science driven and information technology (IT) savvy person, died of an accident at an early age. His mission to accomplish indepth understanding of human mind and health remained incomplete due to his early departure but his legacy will remain through supporting young innovative minds in science through this young investigator award.

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