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 anyone with an interest in medical illustration and who supports the objects of the Institute as set forth in the Memorandum of Association.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
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.Apply Here
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
The issue of giving informed consent for clinical photography, or for that matter any form of audiovisual recording, was first highlighted by the Audiovisual Advisory Committee of the North East Thames Regional Health Authority. A report was published in 1984 which stimulated the request for a code of practice and this was published in 1986 under the authorship of Cull and Gilson. Subsequently a number of hospitals across the UK adopted the recommendations and in 1988 Cull reviewed the situation in light of the then current legislation. Since then IMI published its own Code of Responsible Practice which has recently been updated.