Join IMI

Welcome to the Institute of Medical Illustrators, bringing medical creatives together. The Institute’s members are highly specialised and skilled contributing to the care of patients and teaching of medicine and allied health subjects. If you’re considering a career in medical illustration or would like to advance your career and CPD, this is your personal knowledge hub.

Membership of IMI provides a wide range of benefits to medical illustrators. These include a range of learning resources, national guidelines, training opportunities and professional guidance for new and established members, as well as a respected CPD scheme managed in collaboration with the Academy of Healthcare Science.

Our annual conference provides opportunities for learning and networking, and the event also showcases our annual exhibition of awards. We also have a peer-reviewed journal and an active social media presence.

Why join IMI?

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Professional support, and the opportunity to network with your peers

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Recognised CPD scheme, professional development and regional meetings

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IMI Awards, Travel fund and student scholarship

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Be part of the annual conference with presentations, workshops and tutorials

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All the latest news through the industry journal, RSS and email updates

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Software training and product discounts

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Giving your industry a voice. Registration, FHCS, DH, and MSC

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Quality Standards

Recognised quality standards in QAS, National Guidelines and KSF

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Student Membership

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Retired Membership

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Fellowship of the Institute

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