By Steven J. Yelton As a professor emeritus, I have the opportunity to pursue my love of the HTM profession and to see our profession from both sides of the desk. I teach HTM (Biomedical Ins... Read more
Over the past several years there has been quite a bit of conversation about replenishing the ranks in this career field. Many industry leaders such as AAMI have highlighted this growing con... Read more
In the past few months, we have had the great fortune of having several large employers visit our program and interview our students. Many of those interviews resulted in job offers. Indeed,... Read more
AAMI has been elected to be the lead society for Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMET) college program accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). AAMI... Read more
In a previous issue I wrote an article entitled “Buyer Beware” and it focused on a college offering a “degree” in biomedical technology which lasted six months. They started a new class ever... Read more
As I write this, we are almost a month into the fall 2015 semester with an encouraging number of new students eager to begin their careers as BMETs. We average around 46 new students in the... Read more
Last week, while traveling home from work I received a text message with an attachment from a former student. The text read, “Thought you might be interested in this.” Once I had time to vie... Read more
Within the last two years I changed jobs. I had the privilege to start my biomed career 20 years ago as a field service technician at a local X-ray repair shop. It almost ruined my career be... Read more
By the title of this column, it might seem that a career change or residence change is on tap. Not so. However, with the weather being like it has been over the past two months here in Texas... Read more
AAs I write this article the 2015 graduating class of Caldwell Community College biomedical equipment technology program has not quite completed their internship portion of the program. Howe... Read more
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