Links to other sites we think are important

Chozen has selected these links to help you stay connected with the professional associations related to the specific disciplines within medical device. Each site contains detailed information on current topics, seminars and certification programs that may be relevant to your advancing your career.

ASQ is a professional association focused on creating better workplaces and communities worldwide by advancing learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results.

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading manufacturing resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together - both people and information - to advance manufacturing knowledge. Since it was formed in 1932, SME has worked to make engineers, companies, educators and others successful in their quest to advance the manufacturing industries.

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), founded in 1985, is a not- for-profit organization dedicated to cultivating understanding, analysis and exchange of productivity methods and their successful application in the pursuit of excellence. We are practitioner-based, and our events and workshops focus on hands-on learning. AME publishes the award-winning Target magazine and puts on several regional and national events each year.


ACRP is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, as well as those in hospital, academic medical centers, and physician office settings. ACRP was founded in 1976 to address the distinct educational and networking needs of research nurses and others who supported the work of clinical investigations. With its own professional society came the recognition of a new distinctive profession — that of the clinical researcher. More than 25 years later, ACRP is an international association comprised of more than 17,000 individuals dedicated to clinical research and development.

The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc., is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the continuing education and development of clinical research professionals. The express aim of SoCRA is to provide training and continuing education for clinical research professionals and to establish and maintain an international certification program for clinical research professionals.


The mission of California Healthcare Institute is to research, develop, and advocate policies and actions that promote biomedical science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device innovation in California.


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is the premier international organization for Mechanical engineering, with over 3,000 members in the greater bay area.


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