The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) has announced the Certification in Clinical Engineering (CCE) class of 2023, a group of medical technology professionals who put their skills to the test, and proved their knowledge of the industry.
The CCE credential, which is overseen by the Healthcare Technology Certification Commission (HTCC) and has a board of examiners in the U.S. and Canada, is a voluntary designation that is highly valued for providing formal recognition of the knowledge base of clinical engineers.
The graduates include:
Ghaith B. Hasan, assistant chief biomedical engineer at VA Chicago Healthcare System
Bimal N. Dholakia, biomedical engineer at VA Sierra Pacific Network
Raghotham Malipeddi, manager of medical technology planning and implementation at NYU Medical Center
Ian Garcia, clinical engineering supervisor at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Syed Iftikhar Ali, senior medical equipment planner at Sidra Medicine
Mary Shine, clinical engineer at Mass General Hospital
Kwaku Ofori-Atta, medical equipment planner at NYU Langone Health
Sonja Markez, clinical engineer at University Health Network
Anikke Riouz, coordinator and biomedical engineer at CISSS de la Monteregie-Centre
According to the ACCE, the purpose of certification is to promote healthcare delivery improvement through the continuing assessment of competency of professionals who support and advance patient care by applying engineering and management skills to healthcare technology.
Clinical engineering certification is a three-step process that begins with an application review by the board of examiners, followed by a written exam, and an oral exam.