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webinar Redshift

Online Learning Webinar

Stuart Jantzen: GPU Rendering with Redshift for Medical and Biological Animation on May 16, 2-3pm EST.

Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the AMI 2018 Conference, July 18-21. Save money, the early bird deadline is May 29.
Vesalius Art & Anatomy Tours

Vesalius Tours

A look back at travel throughout Europe on Vesalius Art & Anatomy Tours over the last decade.
shout interstitium

A Viral Story

Jill Gregory tells how her illustration got swept up in the media buzz over a ‘new organ' — the interstitium.
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In Support of Science

Suppressing scientific evidence is detrimental to society. AMI supports the facts #ScienceMatters.

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Past attendees, what should the newcomers at #AMI2018 make sure to look out for? So many exciting #sciart experienc…

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@axs_studio, one of our fabulous #AMI2018 sponsors, recently took on a one day #sciart tech challenge! Read more:

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Journal of Biocommunication


JBC announces Issue 41-2, 2017. In the feature article: Visualizing the Neurobiology of Trauma by Sarah Kim, Leila Lax, Dana Ross, et al, the authors evaluate 2D animations in a case-based eLearning module. Complexities of post-traumatic stress disorder are difficult to teach, talk about, and visually portray. Results of this study elucidate effective design dimensions of graphic narratives, keywords, and animations. Visual works are displayed in the Showcase: Sue Seif, Gallery: 2016 & 2017 BioImages Winners. JBC is free to read - no login required.

Call for papers — submit today
JBC issue 41:2, 2017

Sourcebook & Online Marketing


Complete marketing for biomedical, life science and natural science artists

The Medical Illustration & Animation marketing program maximizes your reach to creative buyers. Published by the AMI and Serbin Communications, this annual publication and companion website are where you should be if you are looking for work in the science and healthcare market. Reserve your space in the 2018 program today! Call 800-876-6425 or

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Sourcebook 2017

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—