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For individuals who have involvement or association with, or have an interest in Medical Illustration but who are not working towards one of our recognised qualifications.

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For those engaged in medical illustration and who hold a professional qualification approved by Council. Professional Members are entitled to use the letters MIMI after their name.

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Since 1968 IMI has set and maintained standards for the medical illustration profession, bringing together the disciplines of clinical photography, medical art, illustration, graphic design and video within healthcare.

The Institute's members are a highly specialised and skilled group of people contributing to the care of patients and the teaching of medicine and allied health subjects.

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Latest News

  • IMI Scholarships September 2014
    IMI Scholarships September 2014

    Updated: 16/09/2014

    The IMI Scholarship Group are now accepting applications for scholarship funding for September 2014. Please submit your application by 20th September.

  • IMI Councillor Elections 2014
    IMI Councillor Elections 2014

    Updated: 12/09/2014

    There are two vacancies for election to IMI’s Council (2014-2017) and you can now vote on-line from the IMI website. The deadline for doing this is Friday September 19th 2014.

  • Participant-led development workshop at the  IMI conference
    Participant-led development workshop at the IMI conference

    Updated: 09/09/2014

    The journal team are running a participant-led development workshop at the IMI conference in Bristol on Friday 3rd October 2014.

  • Conference workshop preview – Simon Bruntnell
    Conference workshop preview – Simon Bruntnell

    Updated: 08/09/2014

    Simon Bruntnell is a creative/commercial photographer based in the West Midlands. Simon has built up a reputation for photographing contemporary glass art. But his practise covers all aspects of photography.

  • Special guest session at IMI Conference Bristol 2014
    Special guest session at IMI Conference Bristol 2014

    Updated: 03/09/2014

    Dr Richard Barnett – writer, teacher and broadcaster on the cultural history of science and medicine, author of The Sick Rose or; Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration – will be speaking and taking questions in the King’s Lounge at 11.55–12.25 Friday 3 October.

Forthcoming Events

  • 24
    Sep 2014
    Birmingham Train the Trainer Programme for IMI Members

    A ‘Train the Trainer’ Course for those members providing photography training for GPs, HCAs & Nurses. To ensure standardisation and give accreditation to the process of disseminating.

  • 18
    Oct 2014
    Images in Medicine for Producers and Users

    The Royal Photographic Society Medical Group is organising a one day conference entitled “Images in Medicine for Producers and Users” at the University of Westminster on Saturday 18th October 2014.

  • 19
    Nov 2014
    London Train the Trainer Programme for IMI Members

    A ‘Train the Trainer’ Course for those members providing photography training for GPs, HCAs & Nurses. To ensure standardisation and give accreditation to the process of disseminating.

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