American College of Clinical Engineering
Founded in 1990, the American College of Clinical Engineering is a 501(c)(6) non-for-profit organization, committed to enhancing the profession of clinical engineering. With members in the United States and abroad, the ACCE is the only internationally recognized professional society for clinical engineers. Our mission is to promote safe and effective application of science and technology in patient career and to represent the professional interests of clinical engineers. Membership is open to individuals and organizations. For more information, please visit: www.accenet.org
About the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education and research. INCOSE’s mission is to “address complex societal and technical challenges by enabling, promoting, and advancing Systems Engineering and systems approaches.” Founded in 1990, INCOSE celebrated its 25th anniversary last year with more than 70 chapters and over 13,000 members worldwide.
INCOSE acts as a source for systems engineering knowledge, helps establish professional standards, works to improve the professional status of systems engineers and offers a certification program to formally recognize the knowledge and experience of industry professionals. The organization also produces a range of products, publications and events, including the Systems Engineering Handbook and International Symposium.
The Society for Participatory Medicine
The Society for Participatory Medicine is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting the concept of participatory medicine, a movement in which networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health, and in which providers encourage and value them as full partners. Membership is open to any individual or organization who desires to further the goals of the Society for Participatory Medicine. Join the Society at participatorymedicine.org