About

Czech Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics Member of Czech Medical Association Jan Evangelista Purkynje

The Czech Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Informatics is a non-profit scientific and educational organization in the field of medical, clinical and biological engineering and medical informatics. It joins together physicians, biomedical engineers, medical informaticians and other professionals from related areas. The Society aims at encouraging research and the application of knowledge, and to disseminate information and promote collaboration.

Contact Address

Assoc. Prof. Lenka Lhotska, Ph.D.
Department of Natural Sciences
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
Czech Technical University in Prague
and
Department of Cognitive Systems and Neurosciences
Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics
Czech Technical University in Prague
Zikova 4
166 36 Prague 6
Czech Republic
Tel. +420 224354199
Fax: +420 224311081
E-mail: lhotska[at]cvut.cz
http://www.sbmili.cz

Specific Aims

Foster interdisciplinary research activities comprising medicine/biology and engineering sciences and informatics (basic and applied research)
Provide platform for joined activities of the Society members, inform about latest development and events in the field
Support organization of conferences and workshops
Actively participate in negotiations on legislative issues on the ministerial level in favour of the Society members and research and educational institutions working in the area of biomedical engineering and medical informatics
Develop job profiles for biomedical engineers
Develop guidelines for under- and postgraduate education and lifelong learning in biomedical engineering and medical informatics
Publishing activities – the Society has its own journal Physician and technician and closely cooperates with the official EFMI journal „European Journal for Biomedical Informatics
Maintains close contacts with the working groups of IMIA and EFMI.

Officers

President : Dr. Jaromír Cmíral (zdena.cmiral[at]seznam.cz)
Vice-Presidents: Assoc. Prof. František Lopot, Ph.D. (f.lopot[at]vfn.cz), Martin Mayer, M.Sc.EE, Ph.D. (martin.mayer[at]uhkt.cz)
Scientific Secretary : Assoc. Prof. Lenka Lhotska, Ph.D. (lhotska[at]fel.cvut.cz)

International activities

Representation in international umbrella organizations in the fields of research and education in biomedical engineering and medical informatics