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A New Vision

Author(s): Metin Akay
A New Vision 150 150 IEEE Pulse
I am honored and humbled to serve as the President of the world’s largest international society of biomedical engineers and scientists. Our 10,000+ IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) members reside in nearly 100 countries worldwide. EMBS provides its members with access to the people, practices, information, ideas, and opinions that are shaping one of the fastest-growing fields in science and engineering. As we continue to face unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, our members have contributed to life-saving scientific advances, published groundbreaking journal articles, and engaged in pioneering technical activities. Despite the significant financial and social challenges, EMBS activities continue to thrive. read more

JTEHM: The EMB Journey to Open Access

Author(s): Pamela Bhatti, Kara McArthur
JTEHM: The EMB Journey to Open Access 150 150 IEEE Pulse

The ultimate goal of engineering in medicine and biology (EMB) researchers is to improve medical care for patients and communities all over the world by providing a collaborative environment for…

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Six NICU Device Innovators Share $150K in Awards at 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Six NICU Device Innovators Share $150K in Awards at 7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Children’s National Hospital and the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) announce the six winners of the $150,000 “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition, each receiving…

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What is it Like to Be an IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturer?

Author(s): Michael Friebe
What is it Like to Be an IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturer? 150 150 IEEE Pulse

I was actually talked into considering a position as an EMBS Distinguished Lecturer (DL) by one of my Indian graduate students, who believed that some of my entrepreneurial and innovation-oriented…

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Save the Date: 2019 IEEE EMBS International Student Conference

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Save the Date: 2019 IEEE EMBS International Student Conference 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Global Young Professionals Addressing Today’s MedTec Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow Please visit the conference website to learn more and to register!

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Using 3-D Printers and Microvolunteering to Improve Healthcare Access

Author(s): Mohan Satyaranjan, Ilhaam Ashraf, Dayaparasad Kulkarni, N. Sriraam
Using 3-D Printers and Microvolunteering to Improve Healthcare Access 150 150 IEEE Pulse

With fewer than 800,000 doctors to meet the needs of a population of 1.3 billion people, India is confronting an immense healthcare challenge. Simply put, how can more people get…

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Can AI Truly Transform Health Care?

Can AI Truly Transform Health Care?

Author(s): Ahmed Morsy
Can AI Truly Transform Health Care? 618 372 IEEE Pulse

As scholars have predicted and researchers have now shown, we are entering an age of global artificial intelligence (AI) convergence. Health care is just one area in which AI is gaining…

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Spotlight on Francine Kaufman

Author(s): Francine Kaufman
Spotlight on Francine Kaufman 150 150 IEEE Pulse

In 2009, I left my position as a Distinguished Professor at the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California to become…

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Our Next Generation's Reflections of EMBC'17

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Our Next Generation's Reflections of EMBC'17 150 150 IEEE Pulse

EMBC is the annual flagship conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. EMBC’17 was held from 11-15 July on the gorgeous Jeju Island of South Korea. The…

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