• ACCES 2024 Conference Cancellation

    Dear Members,

    We regret to inform you that due to some unforeseen economical issues with the location, we must announce the cancellation of the ACCES conference scheduled for this year in Halifax. However, we are excited to share

  • Winter 2024 ACCES Update

    Our President, Gary Slaunwhite, has announced his resignation as President of ACCES. In response, Peter Butt has been appointed as the acting President by the Board of Directors to guide the organization through this transition.

  • Message from the President, October 2023

    October 2023

    Well, here we are in the midst of our Fall season - my how the Summer flew by! I have a few exciting things to mention since our last newsletter.
    We are currently gearing up for our ACCES26 Annual Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society’s Educational Seminar and Trade Show taking place in 2024. Our ACCES26 chairman, John Inch...

  • SNB CE Week Celebrations



    By Sreekala Kuzhikkattipurath

    During CE Week, our department organized a week-long celebration dedicated to Clinical Engineering (CE). From May 14th to May 20th, we came together to foster teamwork, ignite creativity, and honor our collective passion for the field. Let’s explore the highlights of this unforgettable event!

  • 2023 Clinical Engineering Week Photo Contest Winner

    In what has become a popular Clinical Engineering week tradition, departments from across Atlantic Canada came together to celebrate the National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering week held this past May. In celebration, ACCES once again held its annual photo contest...

  • Nominate CE of the Year

    Do You Know an Outstanding Clinical Engineering Professional?

    We invite members of the ACCES community to submit nominations for the prestigious 2023 "ACCES Clinical Engineering Professional of the Year Award".

  • Spotlight Article – CR-OP’s Rwanda Mission – Part 1

    Introducing CR-OP's Transformative Mission: A Beacon of Hope in Cardiac Surgery

    In the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a remarkable initiative known as CR-OP is quietly unfolding. This independent group of dedicated medical professionals hails from diverse corners of Canada and as far away as Poland...

  • Digital Marketing Sub Committee Call for Interest


    Attention ACCES members! We're excited to announce the launch of our brand new Digital Marketing Subcommittee. Are you passionate about leveraging the power of digital platforms to elevate our organization's reach and impact? Join our committee and be at the forefront of driving our digital marketing initiatives.

  • New Executive Members


    We are thrilled to introduce the newest additions to the ACCES executive team, who will play a vital role in shaping the future of our organization. Join us in welcoming Michael Barton as a Member at Large, Michael Jeffrey as the Director of Membership, and Cory Mulvina as another Member at Large. Each of them brings unique skills, expertise, and a passion for advancing the field of biomedical engineering.

  • Message from the President, July 2023

    July 2023

    As your newly elected President of ACCES I’d like to welcome you to our Summer 2023 newsletter. I’d like to thank our Communications Director, David Gillis, for his efforts in putting it together. I hope you enjoy the read.

    Well, here we are at the start of our summer season - my how time flies. We just had our 25th Annual Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society’s Educational Seminar and Trade Show in Moncton in early May and it seems like it was yesterday. If you were able to attend, you would have to agree it was a tremendous success as the New Brunswick Committee did a fantastic job. If you were...

  • 2023 Clinical Engineering Week

    On Behalf of the ACCES Executive committee, we want to wish everyone a Happy Clinical Engineering Week!

    From May 14-20, we celebrate the vital contributions of Biomeds and CE staff to the healthcare industry. As experts in medical technology, these folks play a critical role in maintaining, optimizing, and innovating the devices and systems that support patient care.
    At a time when the world is facing unprecedented...

  • Spotlight: Matt Stacey - Part 1

    This Article is a 2-part series and follows the unique, yet exciting career journey of Matt Stacey, who has enjoyed a nearly 20-year Biomed career that is anything but ordinary, working in some of the most remote and isolated regions of Northern Canada. He is currently working as a Health Technology Management Consultant and based in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

  • Spotlight: Matt Stacey - Part 2

    This is part two of our two-part article on Matt Stacey’s Biomed career journey. In part one, we explored Matt’s beginnings as a biomedical technologist, growing up in Newfoundland and making the journey north as a biomedical technologist in Nunavut, where he met his wife, Jacqueline, their move to New Brunswick, and having their first child.


    CESO 2023 Annual Conference will be offered this year virtually February 6th - 10th from 12:00 - 3:00 pm EST.

    The full program and the registration page can be found at www.ceso.on.ca.

  • Message from the President, Fall 2022

    Hello ACCES, the Executive Team has been thinking about our members and their families after the recent visit from Fiona and the devastation that was left in her tracks. From watching the news...

  • Hurricane Fiona

    September 24th, 2022 is a date many Atlantic Canadians won’t soon forget. Hurricane Fiona certainly wreaked havoc that day, leaving a lot of people with their homes destroyed, damaged infrastructure, downed trees, as well as extended

  • 2022 Clinical Engineering Week Photo Contest Winners

    Clinical Engineering departments across Atlantic Canada celebrated the National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering Week this past May (15th-21st). As with every year, the criteria haven’t changed much. Departments were tasked with snapping a picture

  • Nominate CE of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award

    Do You Know an Outstanding Clinical Engineering Professional?

  • Service New Brunswick’s Clinical Engineer Shares Innovative Research at International Consortium

    Ishtar Al-Tahir, Clinical Engineer (MIT) with Health Services, completed her Master of Science in Engineering with the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick in 2021. Ishtar was recently selected to...

  • ACCES 2022 Bursary Recipients

    ACCES is pleased to recognize Brady Spencer and Matthew McKenna as this year’s annual bursary winners.