• 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.

  • Message from the President, March 2023

    March 2023

    I am excited that Spring is in the air and the warmer weather is just around the corner. Although I am more excited at what’s coming up in ACCES. Our annual membership drive is about to start, Biomed of the year and Lifetime achievement nominations will be coming in, and most of all, our 25th Annual Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society’s Educational Seminar and Trade Show is quickly coming up in Moncton in May.

  • 2023 ACCES Membership Drive Campaign

    Hello to all our ACCES members and our Clinical Engineering Community. Exciting things are starting to happen at ACCES, especially with our upcoming Conference in Moncton in May and the launch of the 2023 ACCES Membership Drive Campaign.

    But first I need to explain what happened regarding our membership renewal process.

  • Do You Know an Outstanding Clinical Engineering Professional?

    We are calling out to the ACCES community for nominations for the 2022 “ACCES Clinical Engineering Professional of the Year Award” as well as the “ACCES Lifetime Achievement Award”. This award will be presented at the upcoming ACCES Annual Educational Seminars and Trade Expo, being held in Moncton, NB May 9-12, 2023.

    Past recipients of these awards...


    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.

  • 2022 Clinical Engineering Week

    It’s that time of year again. During the week of May 15th-21st, 2022, Biomedical/Clinical Engineering departments coast-to-coast will climb out from the basements of their respected hospitals to be honoured and celebrated for the annual National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Appreciation week. ACCES will once again be participating in the festivities with our annual photo contest.

  • ACCES Joins LinkedIn

    The rumours are true, ACCES has joined social media with a LinkedIn account. Our official handle is “Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society” – you can connect with us here: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/atlantic-canada-clinical-engineering-society-073937222

  • Spotlight: Gary Slaunwhite – Recipient of the Outstanding Canadian Biomed of the Year Award (CMBES)

    Gary Slaunwhite was CMBES’ 2021 selection for the Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Technologist award. Gary is currently employed in the Clinical Engineering department of the IWK Health, in Halifax, Nova Scotia as a Biomedical Engineering Technologist, Team Lead.

  • Message from the President, Spring 2021

    Hi ACCES, the first thing I would like to do is wish everyone a happy National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Appreciation Week. Once again you may not be sharing your celebration with others in your facilities but do take the time to sit back and reflect on last years achievements.

  • Message from the President, Winter 2022

    Hello ACCES, the first thing that I would like to say is Happy New Year to everyone and let us hope for a better 2022 than 2021, although we have started out on the wrong foot.
    Unfortunately, once again the ACCES25 conference had to be cancelled. It was a tough call...

  • 2020 Clinical Engineering Week Photo Contest Winners

    Clinical Engineering departments across Atlantic Canada celebrated the National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering Week last year from May 17 - 23. As part of the celebrations, ACCES launched its annual photo-contest to registered members.

  • 2021 Clinical Engineering Week Contest

    Biomedical and Clinical Engineering departments across Canada are celebrating the National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Appreciation Week on May 16 - 22, 2021. As part of the celebrations, ACCES is once again launching a photo contest to all its registered members in Atlantic Canada.

  • CMBEC44 - Virtual Conference

    The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) Annual Conference is the premier event for biomedical engineering professionals in Canada. Mark your calendar for May 11th-13th 2021. The themes for this year are:

    • COVID Response Innovation
    • Medical Device Development
    • ...
  • Clinical Engineering Certification

    ACCES and the Canadian Board of Examiners invites all Engineers to get certified in Clinical Engineering this year.

    The ACCES Mission Statement is “to support Clinical Engineering professionals working in Atlantic Canada. We strive to develop and promote opportunities for continuing education, personal growth, sharing of experience, adoption of standards of practice, and certification. We will represent our members to government and promote the profession within the health care community.”