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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.

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Latest News

  • West Midlands Medical Illustrator Communication Course
    West Midlands Medical Illustrator Communication Course

    Updated: 25/09/2017

    The course will be held on Monday 9th October at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and will run from 09.30 – 16.30 and will include lunch. The course is an interactive / roleplay course where you will play yourself. If you would like to bring your own photographic kit, you are most welcome, but equipment will be available if needed. However the objectives of the course are centred around communication not photography.

  • IMI Scottish Board Elections Vote 2017
    IMI Scottish Board Elections Vote 2017

    Updated: 15/09/2017

    There is one vacancy for election to IMI’s Scottish Board (2017-2020) and you can now vote on-line from the IMI website. The deadline for doing this is Friday September 22nd 2017.

  • Head of Department, Medical Photography Audiovisual Services
    Head of Department, Medical Photography Audiovisual Services

    Updated: 04/09/2017

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and experienced medical photographer to lead and develop the services provided by this busy department.

  • Applications now open for Certificate of Competence
    Applications now open for Certificate of Competence

    Updated: 01/09/2017

    The Institute’s Certificate of Competence is now open for applications. Professional membership of IMI is open to anyone who has one of the Institute’s accredited qualifications and these same qualifications are accepted by the Academy for Healthcare Science for entry to its register as a medical Illustrator.

  •  Heidelberg Engineering: 9th Picture Competition in Vision Research and Ophthalmology
    Heidelberg Engineering: 9th Picture Competition in Vision Research and Ophthalmology

    Updated: 30/08/2017

    Send your best photo to Vision Research and Ophthalmology to illustrate the fascination of clinical and basic research in ophthalmology and win attractive prizes!

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