National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

The following table was created from degree completion data available at the NCES website. The graduating statistics are important to know because there has been a consistent issue described by B.S. BME graduates seeking industry jobs in their field. It's very difficult to get one with a baccalaureate degree. The number of graduates holding that … Continue reading National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

The Top 10 Schools With Largest Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes for 2009

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National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

The following table was created from degree completion data available at the NCES website. The graduating statistics are important to know because there has been a consistent issue described by B.S. BME graduates seeking industry jobs in their field. It's very difficult to get one with a baccalaureate degree. The number of graduates holding that … Continue reading National Statistics on the Number of Biomedical Engineers Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

Biomedical Engineer: Senior Engineering Position Requiring Solid Core in Traditional Engineering

I have suggested a number of times on this blog that biomedical engineering programs need to increase the level of traditional engineering content.  Here is an anecdotal example of a corporation asking for this type of experience for a senior Principal Research Engineer position. Whoever created the description had been told or had decided that … Continue reading Biomedical Engineer: Senior Engineering Position Requiring Solid Core in Traditional Engineering

Market Research: How Genetic Testing Will Be Integrated Into Clinical Practice by 2014

Medical educators have been grappling with what to teach future M.D.'s about using genetics in medicine and in so doing have attempted to paint a broad brush prediction about how genetics will likely be integrated into medical practice in the next 5 years or more.  These particular predictions are found in  "Report VI - Contemporary … Continue reading Market Research: How Genetic Testing Will Be Integrated Into Clinical Practice by 2014