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.Apply Here
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.Apply Here
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.Apply Here
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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.Apply Here
07 October 2017
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 at East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, University Park, The University of Nottingham, on Saturday October 7th
13 August 2017
There are two vacancies for election to IMI’s Council (2017-2020) and you can now vote on-line from the IMI website. The deadline for doing this is Friday September 22nd 2017. You will see photographs and biographies of all of the candidates. You can vote for a maximum of two people. The results of this election will be announced at IMI’s AGM on October 6th October 2017.
28 April 2017
The following procedure has been approved by Council for the award of Honorary Fellowships. The Honorary Fellowship is quite distinct from the ordinary Fellowship and is awarded in recognition of outstanding service to the Institute or to the profession as a whole. It is envisaged that this high distinction will be sparingly awarded and is vested solely in the Council of the Institute. A maximum of two Honorary Fellowships will be awarded in any calendar year and there shall be no compulsion to make any such awards in a given year.
27 March 2017
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.
03 August 2016
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.
30 September 2015
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.
02 September 2015
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.
07 April 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
05 April 2014
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.
03 April 2014
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.
13 December 2013
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.
01 November 2013
The Institute is split into eight regions across the British Isles and meetings are organised in each region by our regional representatives.
20 May 2013
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.
10 November 2011
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.
14 September 2011
This page contains resources and links for IMI student members
23 July 2011
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.
31 May 2011
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.
12 May 2011
IMI have negotiated a 25% discount on this course
12 May 2011
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.
06 May 2011
Some information and suggestions for those threatened with early retirement, redundancy, and staff or budget cuts.
05 May 2011
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.