Biomedical Engineering Programs Reporting 50% or More Women in the 2007 Graduating Class

The Biomedical Engineering programs attract a higher proportion of women than any other engineering program.  I thought it would be interesting to show just how high the proportion is in some programs.  I am not aware of any explanation.  My guess is that the opportunity to contribute to the health of the community may be … Continue reading Biomedical Engineering Programs Reporting 50% or More Women in the 2007 Graduating Class

Medical Device Industry Feedback Series #1: Feedback from Experienced Engineers – Orthopedics

Recently I caught up with Joe Zuzula, Marketing & Sales Manager at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions. A former Quality Control Manager he offered this advice to up and coming biomedical engineers. "1. Students should get hands on experience during their college education. 2. Most students have the wrong expectations about an engineering job. They expect to … Continue reading Medical Device Industry Feedback Series #1: Feedback from Experienced Engineers – Orthopedics

List of Schools Offering Biomedical Engineering Programs

The following is a list of all the Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering programs both accredited and unaccredited graduating students in 2010.  Interestingly some highly rated universities do not have accredited BME programs.  Whether considering accredited or unaccredited programs the prospective student should be aware that not every program prepares the B.S. BME graduate well for … Continue reading List of Schools Offering Biomedical Engineering Programs

Creating an Effective Engineer: The Primary Goal of a Biomedical Engineering Program

One of the issues that a number of Biomedical Engineering baccalaureate programs have had for some time is a lack of a core based on traditional engineering field. These programs put their students through a wonderful range of courses. However, the courses tend to be loosely related to each other with the exception of a … Continue reading Creating an Effective Engineer: The Primary Goal of a Biomedical Engineering Program

Odds of getting into Medical School with a Biomedical Engineering Degree in 2007

A significant number of Biomedical Engineering students take the premedical path or apply to medical school. The following information is based on data the Association of American Medical Colleges has provided to me. In 2007 57% of the BME graduates applying to medical school were accepted. As a result 444 applicants with BME degrees were … Continue reading Odds of getting into Medical School with a Biomedical Engineering Degree in 2007