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
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
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
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.
This year nominations are requested to fill two vacancies for election as Members of Council.
As a consequence of CAMIP registrants moving across to join the AHCS register in April 2017, the Professional Standards Authority issued a statement recommending that employers should only employ registered medical illustrators.
PSA have issued a statement outlining the Authority’s recommendation to use Accredited Register practitioners.
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.
A reminder for all IMI members: subs are due on 1st April 2017 and should be paid promptly. If there have been any changes to your membership status, including name, email or having graduated, please inform the Membership secretary as soon as possible.
The IMI Scholarship Team are now accepting applications for scholarship funding for September 2017. Please submit your application by Friday 29th September 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 in the Auditorium at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Clydebank, Glasgow on Saturday September 17th at 12.15pm.
This year nominations are requested to fill three vacancies: two for election as Members of Council and one vacancy as Chairman Elect.
Yes it's time again for the renewal of your IMI membership and as subscription fees remain unchanged for 2016/17, your continued membership is better value than ever. If you are currently paying by direct debit, you don't need to do anything, as your monthly payments will continue as normal.
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.
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.
In accordance with the Articles of Association notice is hereby given that the Forty Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Medical Illustrators will be held in the Medici Room 2, at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel at 11am on Saturday October 10th 2015.
Dear Scottish IMI Members Please find attached the Scottish Board Nomination Form for your attention. Forms can be opened and completed as indicated using Adobe Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Pro to allow you to type in the fields and also use an electronic signature in the Nominator and Nominee fields.
We are looking for IMI members/departments to submit short video clips, still images and animations (max 30seconds) portraying the variety of work undertaken by Clinical Photographers /videographers and illustrators. The best of these will be edited to produce a short compilation video sequence to be published on the IMI website.
This year nominations are requested to fill two vacancies for election as Members of Council. The closing date to reach our solicitors is Friday July 31st 2015.
Yes it's time again for the renewal of your IMI membership and as subscription fees remain unchanged for 2015/16, your continued membership is better value than ever. If you are currently paying by direct debit, you don't need to do anything as your monthly payments will continue as normal.
This provides an exciting opportunity for an individual to represent the interests of all IMI students on Council as well as providing a unique insight into how the professional body operates. This is a great opportunity for younger members of the Institute to gain useful experience.
The IMI Scholarship Group are now accepting applications for scholarship funding for February 2015. Please submit your application by 14th February
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.
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.
The Institute is split into eight regions across the British Isles and meetings are organised in each region by our regional representatives.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This page contains resources and links for IMI student members
Some information and suggestions for those threatened with early retirement, redundancy, and staff or budget cuts.
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.
IMI have negotiated a 25% discount on this course