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For those following a recognised training course. Students are entitled to all the benefits of membership, have full voting rights and can take part in all the Institute's activities at privileged rates.

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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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For companies who wish to support the aims and activities of the Institute and the profession, or whose business activities include the supply of equipment, materials and services to the profession.

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Fellowship of the Institute recognises excellent abilities and skills and is its highest distinction of the Institute. Applications may be made by Members of the Institute with a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience.

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Member Benefits

  • IMI awards 2017
    IMI awards 2017

    Entry are now open for the 2017 IMI Awards. Download the award descriptions, Rules and Application forms for more information. The closing date is the 1st May 2017

  • Career Breaks
    Career Breaks

    If you take a career break (including maternity leave) of 12 months or more then you can retain your IMI membership at a reduced rate of £63 per year however you must notify the IMI Membership Secretary of this in advance of your leave. It cannot be claimed retrospectively.You are strongly advised to retain your registration with the Academy of Healthcare Science (AHCS) if taking a career break.

  • Membership fees notice
    Membership fees notice

    A reminder for all IMI members: subs are due on 1st April 2017 and should be paid promptly. If there have been any changes to your membership status, including name, email or having graduated, please inform the Membership secretary as soon as possible.

  • IMI Scholarships January 2017
    IMI Scholarships January 2017

    The IMI Scholarship Team are now accepting applications for scholarship funding for January 2017. Please submit your application by Monday 30th January 2017.

  • Annual General Meeting
    Annual General Meeting

    In accordance with the Articles of Association notice is hereby given that the next Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Medical Illustrators will be held in the Auditorium at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Clydebank, Glasgow on Saturday September 17th at 12.15pm.

  • IMI Council Elections Vote 2016
    IMI Council Elections Vote 2016

    There are two vacancies for election to IMI’s Council (2016-2019) and you can now vote on-line. The deadline for doing this is Friday September 9th 2016. There is one vacancy for election as Chairman Elect and this is unopposed. You will see photographs and biographies of all of the candidates and can vote for a maximum of two people. The results of this election will be announced at IMI’s AGM on September 17th 2016.

  • 2016 Elections to IMI Council
    2016 Elections to IMI Council

    This year nominations are requested to fill three vacancies: two for election as Members of Council and one vacancy as Chairman Elect.

  • Renewal of IMI Subscriptions 2016/17
    Renewal of IMI Subscriptions 2016/17

    Yes it's time again for the renewal of your IMI membership and as subscription fees remain unchanged for 2016/17, your continued membership is better value than ever. If you are currently paying by direct debit, you don't need to do anything, as your monthly payments will continue as normal.

  • Medical Picture Libraries
    Medical Picture Libraries

    Medical picture libraries are used extensively by educators, researchers, publishers and others who want to obtain high quality medical imagery for use in a variety of ways including publication in books, journals and the web, and for educational use such as lectures and teaching packages.

  • Science Photo Library
    Science Photo Library

    The Science Photo Library was created in 1981. The founder, Michael Marten, had just finished publishing a popular book on the world seen through modern scientific imaging techniques. Other publishers started to ask if they could use these images for other books. Michael saw the business potential of this and the company was born.

  • Annual General Meeting 2015
    Annual General Meeting 2015

    In accordance with the Articles of Association notice is hereby given that the Forty Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Medical Illustrators will be held in the Medici Room 2, at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel at 11am on Saturday October 10th 2015.

  • Scottish Board Nominations
    Scottish Board Nominations

    Dear Scottish IMI Members Please find attached the Scottish Board Nomination Form for your attention. Forms can be opened and completed as indicated using Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Pro to allow you to type in the fields and also use an electronic signature in the Nominator and Nominee fields.

  • Institute Careers Video Competition
    Institute Careers Video Competition

    We are looking for IMI members/departments to submit short video clips, still images and animations (max 30seconds) portraying the variety of work undertaken by Clinical Photographers /videographers and illustrators. The best of these will be edited to produce a short compilation video sequence to be published on the IMI website.

  • 2015 Elections to IMI Council
    2015 Elections to IMI Council

    This year nominations are requested to fill two vacancies for election as Members of Council. The closing date to reach our solicitors is Friday July 31st 2015.

  • Renewal of IMI membership reminder
    Renewal of IMI membership reminder

    Yes it's time again for the renewal of your IMI membership and as subscription fees remain unchanged for 2015/16, your continued membership is better value than ever. If you are currently paying by direct debit, you don't need to do anything as your monthly payments will continue as normal.

  • IMI is seeking a Student Representative on Council
    IMI is seeking a Student Representative on Council

    This provides an exciting opportunity for an individual to represent the interests of all IMI students on Council as well as providing a unique insight into how the professional body operates. This is a great opportunity for younger members of the Institute to gain useful experience.

  • IMI Scholarships February 2015
    IMI Scholarships February 2015

    The IMI Scholarship Group are now accepting applications for scholarship funding for February 2015. Please submit your application by 14th February

  • The Regulation of Medical Illustrators
    The Regulation of Medical Illustrators

    Important news if you are registered with CAMIP. CAMIP’s annual registration fee becomes due on 1st April each year and it has recently changed the way in which practitioners can renew their registration.

  • Tender Opportunities
    Tender Opportunities

    From this page you can tender for work required by the Institute. A list of tender opportunities with deadlines are listed, offering IMI members the chance to tender for the work.

  • IMI Regions
    IMI Regions

    The Institute is split into eight regions across the British Isles and meetings are organised in each region by our regional representatives.

  • CPD Learning publications
    CPD Learning publications

    Links to all CPD publications in our journal. All of these link to the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine where you can read the sheets online or download the pdf files.

  • IMI Talk
    IMI Talk

    IMI Talk is a discussion forum for members of IMI, and a wide range of topics are discussed on a regular basis. If you would like to join in the discussions you will need to request an invitation code from webmaster@imi.org.uk

  • National Guidelines
    National Guidelines

    The National Guidelines available from this page are available to members only. They have been developed by the Institute of Medical Illustrators in consultation with specialist clinicians, and should be considered as guides to good practice, amended if necessary to take into account your local conditions. If you make use of any part of these documents then you must acknowledge the source material.

  • VTC Online software Training
    VTC Online software Training

    Free VTC online software training. IMI have negotiated a fantastic deal with VTC, a leading provider of software training. As a benefit of your membership, you can now gain free access to hundreds of online software tutorials. Software titles include Photoshop, InDesign, CorelDraw, Quark, Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Dreamweaver. In fact most software titles you are ever likely to use.

  • The Pat Turnbull Travel Fund
    The Pat Turnbull Travel Fund

    For many years the Pat Turnbull Travel fund has assisted members of the Institute in their travel funding to conferences throughout the world, one of the many benefits available to every member of the Institute.

  • IMI Scholarships
    IMI Scholarships

    The Institute provides a fixed amount of funding for scholarships each year and funding will be awarded to members undertaking relevant courses in medical illustration.

  • Consent Policies
    Consent Policies

    Previously the Institute has made available a model policy for members to download and use in their own departments and organisations. Experience has taught us that there are often legal differences between the four home countries and that specialist hospitals can often require a specialised policy. To resolve these issues we have made available several existing policies that are in use currently throughout the United Kingdom.

  • Student Resources
    Student Resources

    This page contains resources and links for IMI student members

  • Survival Guide
    Survival Guide

    Some information and suggestions for those threatened with early retirement, redundancy, and staff or budget cuts.

  • Discounts on Adobe software from Anova Technology Ltd
    Discounts on Adobe software from Anova Technology Ltd

    Already a well established supplier of Adobe software and Fotoware Image Management to the Health Service and Medical Illustration in particular, Anova are now offering a further 10% discount over and above their highly competitive rates to all IMI members.

  • 25% off Public Relations Photography courses with STI
    25% off Public Relations Photography courses with STI

    IMI have negotiated a 25% discount on this course

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