The Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) inspires a diverse community of innovators in biomedical visualization to apply their creativity, scientific expertise, and communication skills to make a difference in the world, to advance scientific discovery, and to improve health literacy. There are 5 categories of membership to best fit your career path: Professional, Associate, Student, Trial and Emeritus.


For over 75 years, the AMI has been bringing together biomedical visual communicators through career growth opportunities, professional development, and credibility by providing a diverse community of like-minded creative experts, educational engagement resources and opportunities, support for certification, and space for exchange of information and ideas.

AMI members gain access to a wide-range of benefits, varying only slightly by membership type. To view a quick reference of benefits available, view the Benefits Comparison Grid.