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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

  • Graffiti workshop at IMI Conference
    Graffiti workshop at IMI Conference

    Updated: 01/09/2014

    IMI Bristol 2014 promises to be an event that will stimulate your creative thinking and your clinical practice. Our Friday Graffiti workshop, this year is being led by Jody of Digital Fire Creative. Together we will create our own IMI Graffiti.

  • Trainee Medical Photographer - Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
    Trainee Medical Photographer - Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

    Updated: 01/09/2014

    We require trainee clinical photographer/s to join our team. The department is a busy unit photographing approximately 7000 patients per year. Candidates should be experienced in photography and be working toward obtaining Registered Medical Illustration Practitioners degree and have an HND or equivalent in Photography.

  • Medical Photographer Band 5 - Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
    Medical Photographer Band 5 - Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

    Updated: 01/09/2014

    We require clinical photographer/s to join our team. The department is a busy unit photographing approximately 7000 patients per year. Candidates should be Registered Medical Illustration Practitioners and possess the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Illustration, The Post-experience Certificate (PEC), or an equivalent qualification. Candidates should have a minimum of one years’ experience of working in Medical Photography and have experience of photography of a range of clinical conditions.

  • IMI Scholarships September 2014
    IMI Scholarships September 2014

    Updated: 20/08/2014

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

  • Part-time Band 5 Medical Illustrator - Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital - London
    Part-time Band 5 Medical Illustrator - Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital - London

    Updated: 18/08/2014

    The job holder will help help provide a comprehensive visual communication service for patients within the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital which is part of the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) as well as providing a service to support staff and patients across different divisions within UCLH.

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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