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

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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The following resources are publicly available on our web site. There are also a range of member benefits
including free online software training and discounts on software and courses.

Education, CPD and Careers

Accredited degree and post-graduate courses in clinical photography,  healthcare design, medical and forensic art, which lead to becoming a registered medical illustration practitioner.

CPD resources are available to members including our on-line CPD Record, allowing members to record their CPD activities as part of their member profile.

Advice and guidance on careers in medical illustration including clinical photography, healthcare design, video production and medical art.

Student Resources

Student resources contains resources and links for IMI student members.
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IMI Awards

The Institute’s awards are based on the recognition of excellence in clinical photography, healthcare design and clinical video and full details are circulated to members each year.

You can view awards from the last few years in our galleries.

Legal and Ethical

A legal and ethical resource for all Medical Illustrators, and others interested in this field, to use within their professional practice. Provides links to information on areas such as consent, confidentiality, data protection, copyright, ethics and law.

Quality Assurance Standards

The Quality Assurance Standards were originally developed by members of the Institute, having investigated a number of national schemes from both industry and the healthcare sector.

Find a Professional

Search our membership for a professional medical illustrator.

You can search by keywords such as legal, art, photography, video or design as well as searching by profession, town and region.



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Clinical photography, design and video in healthcare