CMBES members represent the biomedical engineering community, in its broadest sense. Membership provides ongoing interaction with peers and a forum for national initiatives and professional advancement. Benefits include:

  • Reduced registration rate at the CMBES annual conference, and some international conferences;
  • Reduced registration rate for continuing education courses and opportunities to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs);
  • Reduced registration rate for webinars and past webinar material (registrants receive free access to materials for one year following event);
  • Membership in the IFMBE;
  • Preferred subscription rates to the IFMBE Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing Journal;
  • Access to Members only access section on the website which includes: directory of members, by-laws, newsletter archive, and more;
  • NEW Display job postings on for no charge (charge still applies for non-members);
  • Receipt of the CMBES Newsletter which highlights issues of importance in health care technology, upcoming events, items of interest to our members, etc.;
  • Access to Clinical Engineering Standards of Practice at no additional charge;
  • Special rates for Workshop Proceedings, Conference Digests, and the Clinical Engineering Standards of Practice;
  • Reduced membership rates with affiliated societies such as the APIBQ in Quebec and ACCES in Atlantic Canada.

Student membership benefits

  • Professional exposure to the health care field through seminars, tours, invited speakers;
  • All membership benefits listed above;
  • Student registration rate for the CMBES national conference, as well as reduced rates for some international conferences;
  • Student Paper Competition held at the CMBES Conference, open only to CMBES Student Members.