BMES Industry Chapters


The intent of a BMES Industry Chapter is to directly address the needs of both the clinical and industrial BME professionals by providing networking, professional development, and business development opportunities, as well as recruiting opportunities and the general development of a BME community.


Benefits of BMES Industry Chapter membership includes:

  • Attending professional development workshops covering topics such as:
    • Leadership and Management
    • Quality
    • Regulatory
    • Product Development
    • Manufacturing operations
  • Growing your professional network
  • Hearing from renowned speakers and biomedical engineering professionals
  • Access to world-class faculty and researchers in local university BME departments
  • Networking and recruiting top BME students from local universities
  • Opportunity to interact with local physicians and clinicians
  • Promoting industry development in your region
  • Opportunities for business partnerships and collaborations with local companies, universities, clinicians, service providers

Starting a BMES Industry Chapter
For information on starting a BMES Industry Chapter in your area, please review the Start a BMES Industry Chapter document and the Industry Chapter Charter template. Another useful resource is the BMES WEBINAR: How to Join A Local BMES Industry Chapter.

For more information and to contact BMES members in your area, please contact the BMES Membership Department.

Current Chapters:

Atlanta Industry Chapter
Contact: Jesse Shearin

Boston Industry Chapter
Contact: Gabriel Gruionu, PhD

Indiana Industry Chapter
Contact: Audrey Minks
Minneapolis Twin Cities Industry Chapter
Contact: Sandy Williams, PhD

North Carolina (Research Triangle Park) Industry Chapter
Contact: Rachel Hunt

San Francisco Bay Area Industry Chapter
Contact: Denise Forkey