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 anyone with an interest in medical illustration and who supports the objects of the Institute as set forth in the Memorandum of Association.

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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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Services for employers
IMI is the largest professional body representing medical illustrators throughout the UK and offers specific services that may interest organisations that already have or are looking to set-up medical illustration services.

Advertising of medical illustration job vacancies on the IMI web site
This site is probably now the first port of call for those wishing to fill medical illustration vacancies and medical illustrators looking for a new job. This service is charged at £300 per advert, reduced to £200 if the Head of Department placing the advert is an IMI member. All jobs posted on the IMI site are independent advertisements. IMI take no responsibility for their content. To place an advert, please use our online form.

Professional expertise for staff recruitment and selection
Many medical illustration departments are small and may require some independent expertise when recruiting. IMI has a national network of expertise available to provide support, including attendance at interviews. Other than a modest cost to cover expenses, this service is free.

Job Listing

  • Medical Photographer - Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

    The position will be based at both St Thomas' and Guy's Hospitals on a rotational basis and represents an exciting opportunity for a qualified and well experienced medical photographer. The Department covers a wide range of clinical requests from well equipped, modern studio facilities, including 2D & 3D imaging, Dermoscopy and video imaging.

  • Senior Clinical Photographer Band 6 (20 hrs) 0.5 WTE

    We are looking for an experienced senior clinical photographer to join our team. You will already be qualified and AHCS registered and will join a team of thirteen individuals including clinical photo…

  • Temporary Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer (Maternity cover)

    Graphic Designer – Band 5 Salary £22,128 - £28,746 We have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Illustrator/Graphic Designer to join our team on a temporary basis for 10 months to p…

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