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
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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

  • Topcon Clinical Trainer / Clinical Affairs Specialist

    Topcon (Great Britain) Limited are looking for a competent individual to provide advanced levels of clinical training and application support across a range of high end Digital Imaging and Fundus capturing systems, OCT and Automated Vision Testing Systems to external and internal customers in both the Optometry and hospital sectors throughout the UK. The individual will also be required to attend and support at major company exhibitions and events.

  • Clinical / Ophthalmic Photographer Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Clinical/Ophthalmic Photographers to join our existing Medical Illustration team in delivering a high quality and extensive service to the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. You will help provide a comprehensive Medical Illustration Service including clinical photography, ophthalmic photography and general image management.

  • Medical Photographer – Teledermatology

    Medical Photographer – Teledermatology

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