Professional membership is available to individuals who are actively involved in the development and production of visual communications for medicine and the life sciences. As technology and scientific knowledge have evolved, so has the need for interdisciplinary skills; the AMI defines "medical illustration" broadly to include professionals with wide-ranging skill sets. These skills may include not only direct production of visuals (illustrations, animations, models, interactive media) but also consultation, content creation, education, direction, and administration.

Examples:
Medical Illustrator | Scientific Animator | 3D Modeler | Infographic Designer | Creative Director | Art Director | Interactive Developer | Biomedical Photographer

This list is not exhaustive but rather shows the breadth of our membership.
If you think you fit into this category, you probably do!

Professional Members of the AMI receive the maximum allowance of benefits annually.

Professional Membership cost $360* annually, January 1 – December 31

*An application fee of $25 applies for first-time professional member applicants




 

Professional Member Instructions

To apply for Professional Membership, please review the requirements listed below carefully. Once you have all files on-hand, use the link here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.

OPTION ONE

Are you a professional member of another medical illustration association?

AMI extends Professional Membership to current Professional Members of the Association Europeenne des Illustrateurs Medicaux et Scientifiques (AEIMS), current Full Members of the Medical Artists’ Association of Great Britain (MAA), and current Practicing Members of the Australian Institute of Medical and Biological Illustration (AIMBI). If you are a member of one of the above named organizations, please email proof of your membership to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No additional supporting documentation or sponsorship is required. Please note: Acceptable proof of membership can be a copy of a current membership certificate or a letter/email from the organization stating your membership within the organization.

OPTION TWO

Are you an individual who is actively involved in the development and professional production of visual communications for medicine and the life sciences?

If you are not a member of another medical illustration association listed above, please read below for an overview of items needed to complete the online application process:

  1. Evidence of Education and/or Experience - A diploma, transcript, resume or CV (curriculum vitae) must be provided during the online application process.
  2. Evidence of Professional Work Experience - Professional member applicants must upload sample work or provide a link to a professional website to demonstrate professional work experience in the field.