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The Supportability of Medical Devices in Canada


This Webinar on the Supportability of Medical Devices is must for all clinical engineering professionals in Canada. It will be a town hall like session bringing the issues of supportability out of the closet and openly discussed from across the country. Responses from this year's survey on supportability will be reviewed. They convey specific outlooks on support from our own hospitals, vendor barriers, forecasting the future trend, group purchasing organizations, and the quality and availability of training and information to service medical devices. Proposed mitigation strategies will be tabled and discussed. Of course, we look to you, our membership (and non-members) for guidance and support for these endeavors.


September 22, 2017 at 11:30am - 01:30pm EST


Free Webinar - Click here to register!






Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering


Special Issue on Recent Advances in Biomedical Engineering


The 2017 conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBEC40) is committed to providing a forum for international researchers to present their latest work and exchange ideas on the advancement of the theory and practice of medical device technology and biomedical engineering. 


To celebrate CMBEC40, the Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering is pleased to announce a special issue on Recent Advances in Biomedical Engineering. Prospective authors, having participated in the CMBEC40 conference, are invited to submit their research contributions and critical review papers representing original and previously unpublished work.  


Authors should follow the JMBE manuscript format as described in the Information for Authors found on the JMBE webpage. 


Important Dates:


Submission Due: August 31, 2017 

Notification of Acceptance: October 31, 2017 

Final Manuscript: November 30, 2017

Publication Date: April 30, 2018



Announcing the 2017 CMBES Awards Winners


Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Engineer - Gordon Jasechko, Victoria BC

Outstanding Canadian Biomedical Technologist - Kelly Kobe, Calgary AB

Early Career Achievement Award - Marie-Ange Janvier, Ottawa ON

Fellowship Member - Graham Wickham, Vancouver BC

Fellowship Member - Petr Kresta, Winnipeg MB



CMBEC40 in Winnipeg was a great Success!




Already looking forward to meeting next year in Charlottetown, PEI

May 8-11, 2018


June 2017 e-Bulletin


Click here to view CMBES' June e-Bulletin.


Use of Inspection Due Labels


CMBES has published a position statement on the use of Inspection Due labels. It is available for download here.


Donations - Understanding Challenges & Best Practices


Donations - Understanding Challenges & Best Practices is a short film by the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) about the benefits and challenges of donating medical equipment to developing countries. The film features Ghana Medical Help, just one example of the many organizations across Canada making a difference by providing much needed medical equipment around the globe. Important steps to consider when initiating a donation activity are highlighted in the film, along with additional resources. Click here to view the video on Youtube.

 The Clinical Engineering Standards of Practice (CESOP)

Available for Download


You can download a copy of the CESOP from the CMBES Store. CMBES members: please log In to your account to get it for free!


CMBES Discussion Forums

CMBES List server is replaced by the new CMBES discussion forums. Come join the discussions! This is the tool we have been looking for and it will grow with your participation.

Please log in to your CMBES Network account (create a free account, if you don't have one). And then select Forum from the "go to" menu.


CMBES Members:

Get Fit for Less with the Engineer Wellness Corporate Program

CMBES, in co-operation with the Engineering Institute of Canada and Goodlife Fitness, is proud to present a discounted rate for Goodlife Memberships to our members. Visit the Goodlife Fitness Engineer Wellness Site for details!

CMBES Call for Volunteers


CMBES is seeking enthusiastic and committed volunteers who wish to contribute their skills, experience and vision to serve on various committees and sub-committees. The value of your contribution is priceless for CMBES and you will also have valuable opportunity to increase your network within your profession, while promoting and supporting the increase of scientific, technical and other pertinent knowledge in biomedical engineering. Please contact the Secretariat at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.


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