ACCE News is an official newsletter of the American College of Clinical Engineering ACCE. Our ACCE Newsletter containing articles on research, strategies, philosophies, trends, and success stories in Clinical Engineering is available 6 times a year. It provides practical information useful to professionals in a variety of fields, including healthcare technology providers, IT professionals, and advocates.
ACCE Newsletter Guidelines
Contributions to the ACCE newsletter are always welcome.
First-time authors, please provide a short bio, photo, full
name, title and e-mail address.
The newsletter features technical articles, case studies, coverage
of controversial issues, opinion pieces, CE department profiles, CE certification
practice questions, new discoveries, information on unique ways of doing things,
other Clinical Engineering-related material.
The length and formatting guidelines for submitted articles are
Committee reports: Half page (~400 - 500 words).
Newsletter regular columns: About one page (~800 - 1000 words) (e.g., ECRI
Perspectives, President’s column, HTF Update, International CE News, AAMI
- Featured articles:
About 2 pages (~1,600 – 2,000 words). Please contact the editor (email@example.com) if you
have an idea for a feature article.
articles: 800-1000 words. Please contact the editors in advance with a brief
description of the article and its proposed length.
longer than those listed above will be returned to the author for
should be provided in simple text with minimal to no formatting. The
editors will be formatting the text to fit the style guidelines of the
- Provide each
photo as a separate file.
photos in a high-resolution format (e.g. jpg format with 300 dpi
horizontal and 300 dpi vertical).
within the text of your article a caption for each photo and identify
people in photos using first and last names.
- Usually a
maximum of two photos per article will be included but you can provide
more than 2 and the editor will select which photos to use. Note: The
editors may make exceptions to the 2 photo restriction (e.g., for
Please contact the editors to discuss any regular column ideas
The editors reserve the right to edit
submissions, remove commercial or other inappropriate content, or hold content
for future issues.
Submissions and questions can be sent to the ACCE newsletter
editors at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Edition guidelines:
This is a bi-monthly (every two months) newsletter normally
published the first week of each even month (e.g., February, April etc).
Each issue shall optimally be 16-20 pages long.
Guideline to submit Ads
- Full page ad: 7.5" width x 10" height
- 1/2 page ad: 7.5" width x 5" height
- 1/4 page ad: 3.75" width x 5" height
Calendar to submit your article or advertising for the bi-monthly Newsletter
- January/February issue: Jan 15
- March/April issue: March 15
- May/June issue: May 15
- July/August issue: July 15
- September/October issue: September 15
- November/December issue: November 15
Permission to reprint any or all materials is generally granted with an appropriate credit line.