SlideShow LydiaGreggSlideShow AMI2015 ClevelandEdmond-Alexander-cell-wall-mural
  • Illuminating the science of life — leadership, expertise, and innovation
    in knowledge transfer through visual communication.
    Galleries + Client Guide
  • Attend the AMI2015 conference — connect, share, learn
    and explore the future of visual media in medicine and science.
    Sponsor Opportunities
  • Connect with members worldwide who share, inspire,
    innovate & learn from each other — Join today!
    Member Benefits + Be a Trial Member
  • Latest News

Registration Open

Join us July 22-25 for three days of TED-style talks and breakout sessions. Be inspired by the Salon and Animation Theater. Learn new skills at a workshop!
Medicine Illuminated Exhibit

Medical Art Exhibit

Medicine Illuminated is an exhibit of works from the Vesalius Trust Collection of Art in the Service of Science at the Lloyd Library and Museum in Cincinnati Ohio.

Forward Thinking?

Newspaper ad announcing $50 million gift for brain research got the anatomy wrong! Hiring a medical illustrator could save your publication from a “Backwards Brain.”
Home ExpertMethods

Expert Methods

Visual strategies for biological data is a collection of articles offering practical advice on graphical figure design and data visualization published by Nature Methods.
AMI2014 videos

Featured Talk Videos

At the heart of our profession are compelling stories - watch inspiring talks from AMI2014 about the power of images to change lives, perception and learning.



Reach art buyers in science & healthcare

We offer a comprehensive print + web marketing program that maximizes your opportunities to reach creative buyers in science and healthcare industries around the globe. Published by the AMI and Serbin Communications, the Source Book is where you should be if you are looking for work in this market. Reserve your page today! Call 800-876-6425.

Advertise  |  Purchase  |  Qualify
View portfolios at
Read Artists' Blog at


Board Certification

Physicians, lawyers, and plumbers are board certified, what about you?

Certification is endorsed by the AMI to encourage lifelong learning and to measure professional competency for illustrators and employers. Similar to specialty certification for physicans, the competency evaluation consists of a written test and portfolio review.

Certification matters!

Learn more
CMI Aoki

"With board certification, I'm able to leverage the trust of new animation clients. Reciprocally, those clients feel confident in promoting me as part of their roster when pitching to their clients or investors."
Shizuka Aoki, CMI—


"I work with highly trained science educators from many backgrounds. Board certification demonstrates that I have the contemporary skills and knowledge to develop informed illustrations and animations as part of the team."
Fabian de Kok-Mercado, CMI—


Journal of Biocommunication

RT @thesciartcenter: Happy 4th everyone! Enjoy these festive retinal mouse neurons:

AMIdotorg | via Twitter

RT @MedicalIllSB: RT @AMIdotorg: Must Read: Visual Art Copyright Changes Coming

AMIdotorg | via Twitter

RT @GNSIorg: The 2015 GNSI Annual Conference is almost here! Check out the get lineup and register here #sciart

AMIdotorg | via Twitter