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75th Annual

Join us in Phoenix, AZ for our 75th Annual Meeting!
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AMI 2020 Annual Meeting

Reach over 850 visual media and communication leaders in medicine, life science research, and health care through AMI sponsorship.
2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in Review

We reflect and give thanks for the hard work of our many colleagues who worked to advance our profession.
Online Webinars

Online Webinars

Learn the latest techniques from top creatives in biomedical illustration, animation, and UX/UI.
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How Art Makes Better Science

Interaction with an artist is part of the scientific process of discovery.

Nature is celebrating its anniversary and 150 years of #MedArt! After all, "Science is a fundamentally visual endea…

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The winners of the @NikonSmallWorld competition were recently announced, and the top images offer a rare and inspir…

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Diversity in medical training tools is a real and growing problem, but how do you get more diverse images? One way…

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Journal of Biocommunication


New issue of the JBC 43-1, 2019 has feature articles: Usability Guidelines for an Online Image Database by authors from National Library of Medicine (NLM); Developing a Virtual Lab to Teach Essential Biology Lab Techniques by authors from UIC Biomedical Visualization; and Medical Photography Practices at Makerere University, a Showcase tribute to William Andrews, and a Gallery of the 2018 AMI Salon winners. All articles are free to read!

Call for papers — submit today
JBC issue 43:1, 2019

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 2019 program today! Call 800-876-6425 or

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Sourcebook 2018

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—