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NEW! Online Salon

If you can't join us in Cleveland, we'll bring the Online Salon to you. See over 260 works of this year's submissions in illustration, animation, and interactive media!
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.”
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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.
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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.

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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!

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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 @HighImpactLaw: This medical illustration summarizes the totality of a victim’s skull and brain injuries: http://…

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RT @anatomysupply: Todd Buck for the American Academy of Family Physicians | Artists' Blogs | Medical Illustration Sourcebook

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