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Recent Items


  • Notification letter to NHS organisations

    08 May 2017

    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.

  • AHCS Newsletter

    03 May 2017

    PSA have issued a statement outlining the Authority’s recommendation to use Accredited Register practitioners.

  • Membership fees notice

    30 January 2017

    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.


  • IMI Annual General Meeting 2017

    07 October 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 at East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, University Park, The University of Nottingham, on Saturday October 7th

  • IMI Council Elections Vote 2017

    13 August 2017

    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.

  • Nominations for Emeritus Membership of IMI

    28 April 2017

    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.

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