Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 135–138 | Cite as

Announcing the Fourth Biomedical Engineering Education Summit Meeting

  • Robert F. Kirsch
  • Martine LaBerge
  • Eric J. Perreault
  • Michael R. KingEmail author

Dear colleagues,

The preparation of well-qualified graduates by academic programs is crucial to assure national competitiveness and to sustain a vibrant economy in the United States. During the past decades, biomedical engineering and bioengineering programs have contributed significantly to the development of a highly qualified workforce that has contributed to biomedical research and spurred innovation. The objectives of the Fourth Biomedical Engineering (BME) Education Summit Meeting, to be held on May 29-31, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio are to evaluate the current state of BME educational approaches and to foster progress and improvement in biomedical engineering education to meet future national challenges. Organized by the Council of Chairs (CoC) of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Departments affiliated with the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the education summit will provide a platform to discuss core competencies at the undergraduate and graduate levels to assure...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert F. Kirsch
    • 1
  • Martine LaBerge
    • 2
  • Eric J. Perreault
    • 3
  • Michael R. King
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Clemson UniversityClemsonUSA
  3. 3.Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA
  4. 4.Vanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

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