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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

Author 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, and other Clinical Engineering-related material.

The length and formatting guidelines for submitted articles are as follows: 

  • ACCE Committee reports: Half page (~400 - 500 words).
  • ACCE Newsletter regular columns: About one page (~800 - 1000 words) (e.g., ECRI Perspectives, President’s column, HTF Update, International CE News, AAMI Update).
  • Featured articles: About 2 pages (~1,600 – 2,000 words). Please contact the editor ( if you have an idea for a feature article.
  • Other articles: 800-1000 words. Please contact the editors in advance with a brief description of the article and its proposed length.
  • Articles longer than those listed above will be returned to the author for re-editing.
  • Articles 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 newsletter.  
  • Photos:
    • Provide each photo as a separate file.
    • Provide photos in a high-resolution format (e.g. jpg format with 300 dpi horizontal and 300 dpi vertical).
    • Provide 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 awards).

Please contact the editors to discuss any regular column ideas or requests.

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


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

Reprint Permission

Permission to reprint any or all materials is generally granted with an appropriate credit line.

Editorial Team

Managing Editor: Ted Cohen, MS, CCE, FACCE
co-Editor 1: Sonja Markez, MS, CCE​
co-Editor 2:
Circulation: Suly Chi
ACCE Secretariat
Advertising: Dave Smith​
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